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Cerura erminea (Esper, 1783)

Самец  (Cerura erminea)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Notodontidae subfamily Notodontinae tribe Dicranurini genus Cerura subgenus Apocerura → species Cerura erminea

Species name(s)

Cerura (Apocerura) erminea (Esper, 1783) = Phalaena (Bombyx) erminea Esper, 1783.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8315

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

25—28 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

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

Самка  (Cerura erminea)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла составляет до 2,8 см. Фоновым цветом крыльев служит, как это ни странно, белый, да и брюшко тоже белое, в том числе и с нижней стороны (в отличие от гарпии большой, у которой низ брюшка бледно-серый). [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, 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, Trans-Baikal, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Nizhne-Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Tuva, South West Siberian,South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал — Европа.. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • С середины мая до начала июля. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Белую гарпию можно встретить на заливных лугах, а также в тополевых аллеях и парках. Встречается реже большой гарпии. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеница Cerura erminea водится в июле и августе. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Populus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ива и тополь. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Строит кокон «из откусанных и измельченных кусочков дерева». [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Cerura erminea

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Irina Nikulina, Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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