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Lygephila craccae (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Lygephila craccae


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Toxocampini genus Lygephila → species Lygephila craccae

Species name(s)

Lygephila craccae (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Lygephila herrerai Yela, 1990 = Noctua craccae Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena nigricollis Villiers, 1789 = Ophiusa craccae lutosa Warren, 1913 = Toxocampa craccae caliginosa Schawerda, 1931 = Lygephila (Lygephila) craccae.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Имаго  Lygephila craccae

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Lygephila herrerai. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part, Finland, France , Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Spain. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West (?), The European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay, Seaside, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South -Kurilsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania?Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia , Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Vicia. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Lygephila craccae


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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