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Amphipyra pyramidea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Amphipyra pyramidea)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Amphipyrinae genus Amphipyra subgenus Amphipyra → species Amphipyra pyramidea

Species name(s)

Amphipyra (Amphipyra) pyramidea (Linnaeus, 1758) = navicularis (Geoffroy, 1785) = obscura Oberthür, 1880 = obliquilimbata Graeser, 1888 = yama Swinhoe, 1918 = apyra Bryk, 1942 = cuprior Fletcher, 1968 = satinea (Rougemont, 1901) = Amphipyra (Amphipyra) pyramidea.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:7049

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

20—25 mm.

Primary colors

Red, 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

Имаго  (Amphipyra pyramidea)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing: 2-2.5 cm. The front wings are dark, the rear - orange or red-brown. The average transverse strip on the front wings includes a light pigment. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - The European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia,Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Nizhne-Amur, Lower Volga, Primorye, Sakhalin, Mid-Amur, Average -Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South West Siberian,South Kuril, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Moths fly from mid-July to early October. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Habitats - mixed and deciduous forests, orchards, human settlements. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars live from May to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Prunus, Quercus, Lonicera, Fraxinus, Ligustrum, Crataegus and other trees and shrubs. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Various deciduous trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Amphipyra pyramidea

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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