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Parapoynx stratiotata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самка  (Parapoynx stratiotata)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Acentropinae genus Parapoynx → species Parapoynx stratiotata

Species name(s)

Parapoynx stratiotata (Linnaeus, 1758) = Parapoynx stratiotatum (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena (Pyralis) stratiotata Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena stratiotalis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Nymphula stratiotata.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky*.

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


21—30 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Имаго  (Parapoynx stratiotata)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Nymphula stratiotata [11]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 21-30 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of 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 European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Lower Volga, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside (?) Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky , South-West-Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • June. [11]. Peter Khramov.
  • June August Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillars can be found throughout the summer. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Mostly telorez or cutter (Stratiotes aloides). [11]. Peter Khramov.
  • Lily (Nymphaea), hornwort (Ceratophyllum), pondweed (Potamogeton), waterweed (Elodea), Bolotnik (Callitriche) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar "have tracheal gills located in eight rows." The larva lives in Case consists. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Parapoynx stratiotata


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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27.06.2015 11:43, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 21—30 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August.

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