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Chilo phragmitella (Hubner, 1805)

Имаго  (Chilo phragmitella)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Crambinae tribe Chiloini genus Chilo → species Chilo phragmitella

Species name(s)

Chilo phragmitella (Hubner, 1805) = Chilo phrarmitellus = Chilo phragmitellus (Hubner, [1805]) = Tinea phragmitella Hübner, [1805] = Palparia rhombea Haworth, 1811.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

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; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #40. Primorsky*.

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

Forewing length

14—16 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, 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

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Chilo phragmitella)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Chilo phrarmitellus. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The length of the front wing - up to 1.6 cm. Forewings reed-brown, with the tip of the elongated shape of the wings in females more pointed than in males, except that females markedly larger. On the upper side of the front wings nosed reed ognevok there are always two or three longitudinal spots with two narrow white stripes between them.The hind wings are bright. For the butterfly is characterized by very long palps. Cchitaetsya the largest representative Microlepidoptera in Central Europe. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia . [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West, Central European, European southern taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Lower Volga, Seaside (?) Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belgium, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Area - Central Europe. South Northern Europe, a large part of eastern, northern reaches of Great Britain and Central Sweden. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • From June to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Moth flying around at night on the banks of reservoirs (with slow flow or no), wet meadows with a cane. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • From July to the beginning of June the following season. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Phragmites, Glyceria maxima. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Reed (Phragmites), manna grass (Glyceria). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Track C. phragmitellus live in the stems of plants in the same winter, there pupate. Forage plants ognevok of water, and caterpillars can fall into them below the water level, receiving air through the stems. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Andrej Makara.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 18:07, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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