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Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Euplexia lucipara)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Phlogophorini genus Euplexia → species Euplexia lucipara

Species name(s)

Euplexia lucipara (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena lucipara Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena dubia Hufnagel, 1766 = flavomacula (Fabricius, 1787) = exotica Strand, 1915 = Euplexia lucipara brittanica Turner, 1943 = Euplexia lucipara britannica Turner, 1943.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

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; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

14—15 mm.

Wingspan

32—36 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

Имаго  (Euplexia lucipara)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 32-36 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • Переднее крыло 1,5 см длиной, темное, «с красноватым глянцем». Почковидное пятно желтое с металлическим блеском, круглое — темное. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part Turkey - 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-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhne Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal,Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Azores, Albania, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал Euplexia lucipara — вся Европа до 1500 м высоты. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Бабочки летают с конца мая до конца июля. Бывает второе поколение с августа до сентября. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: поляны и опушки леса, заливные луга, сады и парки. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницы встречаются с сентября по октябрь и в июле—августе. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Pteridium aquilinum, and even Hedera, Quercus, Salix, Betula, and many others. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Малина, щавель, папортники. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Окукливание идет в почве, в пещерке, стены которой укреплены паутиной. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Euplexia lucipara

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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03.06.2015 17:34, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 32—36 mm.

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