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Apamea sordens (Hufnagel, 1766)

Имаго  (Apamea sordens)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Apameini subtribe Apameina genus Apamea → species Apamea sordens

Species name(s)

Apamea sordens (Hufnagel, 1766) = Phalaena sordens Hufnagel, 1766 = Noctua basilinea Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena (Noctua) marmorosa Esper, [1788] = Noctua nebulosa Vieweg, 1790 = Hadena cinefacta Graeser, 1889 = Hadena basilinea alacra Dannehl, 1933.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #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; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

15—18 mm.

Wingspan

30—40 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

Имаго  (Apamea sordens)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Front wing from 1.5 to 1.8 cm long, brownish-reddish color with the departure in mediocrity. A notable figure consists only of root black stripes, other spots are almost invisible. [5]. Peter Khramov.
  • Wingspan: 30-40 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, 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-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Karelian, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhne-Amur, Lower Volga,Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North Okhotsk, Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, 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, 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), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - a fair Europe, mostly in the south. In the mountains - up to 1500 m altitude. [5]. Peter Khramov.
  • Kazakhstan Personal communication. Alexander Belousov.

Lifespan

  • It occurs from mid-May to late July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Apamea sordens prefer fields, gardens, marshes and heath. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • From August to April. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Wild grasses and cereals. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Apamea sordens

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Irina Nikulina, Nikolai Vladimirov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Alexander Belousov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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13.06.2015 8:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 30—40 mm.

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