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Anarta melanopa (Thunberg, 1791)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Hadenini subtribe Discestrina genus Anarta subgenus Calocestra → species Anarta melanopa

Species name(s)

Anarta (Calocestra) melanopa (Thunberg, 1791) = Discestra melanopa Thunberg, 1791 = Hadula melanopa (Thunberg, 1791) = Noctua melanopa Thunberg, 1791 = Noctua alpicola Quenzel, 1802 = Anarta wistroemi Lampa, 1885 = Hadula (Calocestra) melanopa.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#2. Kolsky; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #18. Nizhneobsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #32. Chukotsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky.

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Discestra melanopa. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: European Northeastern, Trans-Baikal, Kamchatka, Kola, Nizhne-Amur, Nizhneobsky, North Yenisei North Okhotsk, North Urals, Mid-Amur, Chukotka, South Kuril, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Isles, Germany, Italy (mainland), Macedonia, Norway (mainland), Russia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Empetrum, Vaccinium, Arctostaphylos. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Anarta melanopa


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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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