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Hypsopygia costalis (Fabricius, 1775)

Имаго  (Hypsopygia costalis)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Pyralidae subfamily Pyralinae tribe Pyralini genus Hypsopygia → species Hypsopygia costalis

Species name(s)

Hypsopygia costalis (Fabricius, 1775) = Phalaena costalis Fabricius, 1775 = Pyralis fimbrialis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Tortrix purpurana Thunberg, 1784 = Pyralis hyllalis Walker, 1859 = rubrocilialis (Staudinger, 1870).

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:9937

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Nearctic.

Russia regions

#2. Kolsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #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.

Forewing length

9—12 mm.

Wingspan

17—22 mm.

Primary colors

Red, Orange, 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  (Hypsopygia costalis)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - from 0.9 to 1.2 cm. The purple-red color of the wings and two yellow stripes, going through both wings, do not allow you to make a mistake in identifying the species. [5]. Peter Khramov.
  • Wingspan: 17-22 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part 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, the European Central, Western Caucasus, Kola, Lower Volga, Seaside, Mid-Amur (?) Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South -Uralsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia , Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - Europe, except for the extreme north, West Asia, in some places in North America. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • It flies from May to September, most - in early August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Butterfly lives in houses and barns, found on fences and haystacks (especially in the stacks of clover), readily flies into the light. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars appear in autumn and winter until May. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Hay. [5]. Peter Khramov.
  • Hay, dry leaves Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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19.06.2015 11:35, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 17—22 mm.

30.01.2014 19:01, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Caterpillar lifespan: No formalized data → January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December. Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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