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Mythimna turca (Linnaeus, 1761)

Имаго  (Mythimna turca)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Leucaniini genus Mythimna subgenus Mythimna → species Mythimna turca

Species name(s)

Mythimna (Mythimna) turca (Linnaeus, 1761) = Phalaena turca Linnaeus, 1761 = Phalaena volupia Hufnagel, 1766 = Mythimna limbata Butler, 1881 = Leucania camuna Turati, 1915 = Hyperiodes turca matsumuriana Bryk, 1949 = Mythimna volupia = Mythimna (Mythimna) turca.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.


37—45 mm.

Flight time

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Имаго  (Mythimna turca)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Размах крыльев: 37-45 мм. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, 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, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Primorye, Sakhalin , Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky,Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • Июнь - Июль Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Злаки (Gramineae), Ожика (Luzula) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


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10.11.2017 12:51, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 37—45 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → , .

29.10.2011 15:03, Nikita Kulanov

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