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Lithophane furcifera (Hufnagel, 1766)

Имаго  (Lithophane furcifera)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Xylenini subtribe Xylenina genus Lithophane subgenus Lithophane → species Lithophane furcifera

Species name(s)

Lithophane (Lithophane) furcifera (Hufnagel, 1766) = Phalaena furcifera Hufnagel, 1766 = Noctua conformis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena angulata Goeze, 1781 = Phalaena (Noctua) bifurca Esper, 1788 = Lithophane (Lithophane) furcifera.

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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; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Forewing length

18—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

Имаго  (Lithophane furcifera)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Переднее крыло до 2 см, темно-коричневое с легким красноватым оттенком, необычно крупное почковидное пятно красно-коричневого цвета. В отличие от похожей совки Lithophane lamda на брюшке имеются хорошо заметные хохолки. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and 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, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia,Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал — Умеренная Европа, до 1800 м высот. Отсутствует в Дании и Голландии. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • С конца августа до середины июня. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: заливные луга, болотные леса и сами болота [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницы коровых темно-серых совок живут с конца мая и до июля. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Alnus, Betula, Populus, Salix, Quercus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Береза, ольха. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Зимует имаго. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrej Makara, Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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