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Euclidia triquetra (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Euclidia triquetra


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Euclidiini genus Euclidia subgenus Gonospileia → species Euclidia triquetra

Species name(s)

Euclidia (Gonospileia) triquetra (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Gonospileia triquetra ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775) = Noctua triquetra Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Noctua fortificata Fabricius, 1787 = Phalaena fascialis Villers, 1789 = Euclidia aurantiaca Staudinger, 1881 = Euclidia (Gonospileia) triquetra.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #23. Predaltaisky.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Euclidia triquetra

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Gonospileia triquetra. [3]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, the Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Soil, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Italy (mainland), Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Croatia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ю-В Казахстан Personal communication. Alexander Belousov.

Larva food plants

  • Astragalus, Onobrychis and other representatives of the Fabaceae. [28]. Peter Khramov.


  • Стадия яйца - 6 дней Personal communication. Alexander Belousov.

Subspecies Euclidia triquetra


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Sergey Demyanenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Alexander Belousov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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