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Catocala puerpera (Giorna, 1791)

Имаго  Catocala puerpera


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Catocalini subtribe Catocalina genus Catocala → species Catocala puerpera

Species name(s)

Catocala puerpera (Giorna, 1791) = Phalaena puerpera Giorna, 1791 = Phalaena amasia Esper, 1804 = Catocala syriaca Schultz, 1909 = Noctua pellex Hübner, [1809] = Catocala puerpera orientalis Staudinger, 1877 = Catocala orientalis.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Primary colors

Red, Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Catocala puerpera

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania , Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland)Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Salix, Populus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Catocala puerpera


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Oleg Seliverstov, Sergey Demyanenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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