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Zygaena carniolica (Scopoli, 1763)

Имаго  (Zygaena carniolica)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Zygaenoidea family Zygaenidae subfamily Zygaeninae genus Zygaena subgenus Agrumenia → species Zygaena carniolica

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Agrumenia) carniolica (Scopoli, 1763) = Sphinx carniolica Scopoli, 1763 = Sphinx onobrychis [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775 = Spinx hedysari Hübner, 1796 = Zyganea diniensis Herrich-Schäffer, 1852 = Zygaena (Agrumenia) carniolica = Anthrocera carniolica.



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky.

Primary colors

Red, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Zygaena carniolica)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Anthrocera carniolica [11].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Crete, Latvia, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Holy See, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Crete, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia , Moldova, Monaco, Poland, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Northern Aegean Islands, Sicily,Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Red spots on the front wings surrounded obodochkami yellow and black-and-blue belly is decorated with a red belt. The wingspan of 25 to 33 mm. [11].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Anthyllis, Dorycnium, Lotus, Onobrychis. [28].

Subspecies of Zygaena carniolica


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Elvir Izmailov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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