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Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Dypterygia scabriuscula)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Dypterygiini genus Dypterygia → species Dypterygia scabriuscula

Species name(s)

Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena scabriuscula Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena dypterigia Hufnagel, 1766 = Phalaena (Noctua) tripterygia Esper, 1787 = Phalaena pinastri Linnaeus, 1761.


Zoogeographical regions


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; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

Forewing length

16—20 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

Имаго  (Dypterygia scabriuscula)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Front wing from 1.6 to 2 cm, the color black or dark dark brown, fuzzy cross the line or not at all, but there are two specific spots on the outer edge (inside, usually lighter than outer). Between them - black wedge. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of 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, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky,Average Urals, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Area - Central Europe to Scandinavia in the north. Mountains - up to 1500 m. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Flight from late May to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Habitat: sunny slopes and glades, dry and wet meadows. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Larvae Dipterygia scabriuscula live in September and April. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Rumex and other low-growing plants. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • The sour sorrel, smartweed yes Dandelion. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Dypterygia scabriuscula


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Sergey Novitckiy.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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