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Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777)

Имаго  Kirinia roxelana


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Elymniini subtribe Lethina genus Kirinia → species Kirinia roxelana

Species name(s)

Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777) = Papilio roxelana Cramer, [1777] = Pararge roxelana.

Lattice Brown


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самец  Kirinia roxelana

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Cyprus, Macedonia, Romania, North Aegean, Turkey (European part), Croatia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier, Paolo Mazzei.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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26.09.2011 23:40, Peter Khramov

All information about the countries on the site of today O. Karsholt, J. Razowski (eds.), 1996. The Lepidoptera of Europe: a distributional checklist. On it were some of the comments. In the near future I will update much of the data on the geography.

26.09.2011 23:21, Roman Ishin

Soviet Union - European part !? This is where w is written? This type is not in any summary of the USSR. In Tuzova he did not specify. There is only an indication from Nekrutenko "..Ukrainy Day" in the "unconfirmed". And if you take the resource to which you refer, there it for Russia the same no

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