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Gonepteryx rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Gonepteryx rhamni)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Coliadinae tribe Gonepterygini genus Gonepteryx → species Gonepteryx rhamni

Species name(s)

Gonepteryx rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio rhamni Linnaeus, 1758 = Papilio ecclipsis Linnaeus 1763 = Gonepteryx rhamni tianshanica Nekrutenko, 1970 = Gonepteryx rhamni miljanowskii Nekrutenko, 1966 = Gonepteryx rhamni gilgitica Tytler, 1926 = Gonepteryx rhamni matsakii Kattulas & Koutsaftikis, 1978.

Brimstone

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8814

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

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; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

Forewing length

30—33 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Green.

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  (Gonepteryx rhamni)

Detailed information with references

Distribution

  • Albania, 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 of 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, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, North Yenisei,North Urals, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy ( mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta,Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland) Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Frangula alnus, Rhamnus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Gonepteryx rhamni

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alexandr Yurochkin, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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12.04.2011 17:17, Igor Sakhno

A more interesting point. Imago, developed from overwintered eggs of birds, immediately after leaving the pupa hibernate somewhere under the leaf for two weeks. And at the end of June - beginning July depart from their shelters and have been living a full life.

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