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Colocasia coryli (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Colocasia coryli)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Pantheinae genus Colocasia → species Colocasia coryli

Species name(s)

Colocasia coryli (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena coryli Linnaeus, 1758 = Phineca basistriga Walker, 1856 = Orgyia basistriga.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #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; #28. Zabaikalsky*; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky*.

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


27—36 mm.

Primary colors


Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Colocasia coryli)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 27-36 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, 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, the European Central European South taiga, Zabaikalsk (?), Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, 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, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia . [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • April - September Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Fagus, Quercus, Corylus, Betula, Acer, Ulmus, Carpinus, Prunus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Colocasia coryli


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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25.05.2015 22:46, Maria Pozdnova

Thank you!

25.05.2015 17:25, Vasiliy Feoktistov


25.05.2015 17:24, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 27—36 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → April, May, June, July, August, September.

25.05.2015 15:40, Maria Pozdnova

In the sense - write when butterflies fly. It seems there is a site called "formal program".

25.05.2015 15:33, Peter Khramov

In terms of?

25.05.2015 15:03, Maria Pozdnova

Is it possible to add to the description of the type of information about the flight of time?

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