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Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  (Lasiommata megera)

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767) = Papilio megera Linnaeus, 1767 = Pararge megera.

Wall Brown

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8642

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Forewing length

20—26 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, 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  (Lasiommata megera)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла 2—2,6 см. Окрас оранжево-коричневый с зубчатыми поперечными крыльями, на передних крыльях по одному, на задних по три или четыре глазка. Мегеры широко распространены по всей Европе, включая Великобританию и Ирландию, кроме того, известно о них и в Северной Африке, а также в Малой Азии и Иране. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy ( mainland), Cyprus, Crete, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta,Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Northern Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland ), Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Lasiommata megera летает в мае—июне (уже с апреля — Моуха, 1979) и в июле—октябре (второе поколение бывает не везде, хотя в южной части ареала могут быть и все три генерации). [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Встречаются в горах, а также в кустарниках и редкостойных лесах, на лугах и полях, в степях, в городских парках. Бабочек часто можно встретить сидящими на камнях, стенах домов или каменных заборах. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеница: два поколения: с сентября по май и июнь. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Лесные злаки, например, мятлик или ежа... [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Цвет тела гусеницы — зеленый, имеются белые полоски. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Egg

  • Яйцо овальное, светло-зеленое, имеет сетчатую структуру. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Зимует гусеница. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Lasiommata megera

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Peter Khramov, Rostislaw Lezhoyev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

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