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Metachrostis velox (Hubner, 1813)

Имаго  Metachrostis velox


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Eublemminae genus Metachrostis → species Metachrostis velox

Species name(s)

Metachrostis velox (Hubner, 1813) = Noctua velox Hübner, [1813] = Larentia caliginata Treitschke, 1829 = Hercyna mendaculalis Treitschke, 1829 = Noctua anomala Rambur, 1829 = Leptosia velocissima Turati, 1926 = Leptosia tarda Turati, 1926.


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors


Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Italy, Crete, Malta, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Crete, Macedonia, Malta, Portugal (mainland), Sardinia, Sicily, Slovenia, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Asparagus. [28]. Peter Khramov.


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Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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