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Euxoa obelisca (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Noctuini subtribe Agrotina genus Euxoa subgenus Euxoa → species Euxoa obelisca

Species name(s)

Euxoa (Euxoa) obelisca (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Noctua obelisca Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = praticola Hübner, 1827 = badia Gillmer, 1910 = stephensi Heydemann, 1933 = Euxoa obelisca salioclitana Boursin, 1934 = Noctua (Euxoa) obelisca.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:7745

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky.

Forewing length

15—20 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black.

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

  • The length of the front wing - from 1.5 to 2 cm. Colour - from brown to red-brown, rear fenders bright, slightly darkened by the edge. It differs fromEuxoa recussathat before the edge of the wings is never swept strokes.It differs fromEuxoa triticithat the color varies not so much the presence of reddish in color and more noticeable round and kidney-shaped spots. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, 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, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, of Baikal, Mid-Volzhsky , Sredneobskaya, Tuva,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), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Habitat types - moderate Europe. Height - up to 3000 m. In the east - to Central Asia. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • One generation from July to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Chernopyatnistaya scoop is found in the water meadows, flying at night on the sunny slopes and heath on calcareous sites. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars live from September to June, winter. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • The roots of the grass plants. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Track Euxoa obelisca inconspicuous, brown with three longitudinal stripes on their backs and weak oblique strokes on each side. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Euxoa obelisca

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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