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Hecatera cappa (Hubner, 1809)

Имаго  Hecatera cappa


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Hadenini subtribe Mamestrina genus Hecatera → species Hecatera cappa

Species name(s)

Hecatera cappa (Hubner, 1809) = Aetheria cappa = Noctua cappa Hübner, [1809].


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Hecatera cappa

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Aetheria cappa. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Italy, Crete, Malta, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Central European (?), Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Crete, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Delphinium ajacis, Delphinium saponaria. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Sergey Novitckiy.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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16.02.2011 8:53, Evgeny Komarov

View transferred from generation to generation Aethria Hecatera.

08.01.2011 15:55, Alexandr Zhakov

The error in the title of the right kind of Aetheria Aethria, but now correctly Hecatera cappa (Hubner 1809)

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