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Lygephila pastinum (Treitschke, 1826)

Имаго  (Lygephila pastinum)

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Lygephila pastinum (Treitschke, 1826) = Ophiusa pastinum Treitschke, 1826 = Ophiusa astragali Herrich-Schäffer, [1851] = Toxocampa pastinum dilutior Staudinger, 1892 = Toxocampa graciosissima Bryk, 1948 = Lygephila (Lygephila) pastinum.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #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; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

19—21 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Lygephila pastinum)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing 2,1 cm, light gray color. In the center of the front wings black triangular spot, rear wings brownish hue. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [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, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay , of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside,Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia,Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Areal Lygephila pastinum - the whole of Europe to Finland and Scandinavia in the north. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Fly Goroshkova scoops from June to late August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Mestoobitainya: edge of the forest and fallow land, heath and dry warm slopes. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The larvae live from late August to mid-June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Vicia. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Herbaceous plants such as Astragalus solokolistny, coronilla, mouse peas. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Nikolai Vladimirov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 22:14, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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