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Hoplodrina respersa (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Hoplodrina respersa)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Caradrinini subtribe Caradrinina genus Hoplodrina → species Hoplodrina respersa

Species name(s)

Hoplodrina respersa (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Noctua respersa Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Hoplodrina respersa poncebosi Agenjo, 1945.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Forewing length

13—14 mm.

Primary colors


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

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла 1,4 см. Характерным признаком вида служат и ряды черных точек на передних крыльях. Задние крылья относительно темные, как у Hoplodrina octogenaria. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia , Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European Central, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареалом служит почти вся Европа, до 1600 м в высоту. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Лёт: начало июня — начало августа. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: сухие склоны да луговины с бедным покровом, обочины дорог. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницы живут с августа по май. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Подорожник и щавель, кульбаба и бедренец. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • У наземной светло-серой совки зимовать будет всегда гусеница, на почве под лесным опадом. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Hoplodrina respersa


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photo: Andrej Makara.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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