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Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)

Имаго  (Hyles gallii)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Macroglossinae tribe Macroglossini subtribe Choerocampina genus Hyles → species Hyles gallii

Species name(s)

Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775) = Celerio galii = Sphinx gallii Rottemburg, 1775 = Deilephila intermedia Kirby, 1837 = Deilephila chamaenerii Harris, 1839 = Deilephila oxybaphi Clemens, 1859 = Deilephila canadensis Guenée, 1868 = grisea (Tutt, 1904) = incompleta (Tutt, 1904) = lata (Tutt, 1904) = pallida (Tutt, 1904) = stricta (Tutt, 1904) = dentata (Gschwandner, 1912) = lutea (Gschwandner, 1912) = maculifera (Klemensiewicz, 1912) = cuspidata (Fritsch, 1916) = flavescens (Closs, 1920) = scholzi (Stephan, 1924) = Celerio gallii chishimana Matsumura, 1929 = Celerio gallii sachaliensis Matsumura, 1929 = grisescens (Bandermann, 1932) = testacea (Wladasch, 1933) = postrufescens (Lempke, 1959) = Celerio galii nepalensis Daniel, 1960 = heliophila (Eichler, 1971) = Celerio galii tibetanica Eichler, 1971 = Hyles gallii gallii Rottemburg, 1775 = Hyles gallii intermedia Kirby 1837. [9, 10, 85, 186]

Bedstraw Hawk-moth.



This species marks on the maps: 7.

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Nearctic.

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; #18. Nizhneobsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

35—40 mm.

Primary colors

Red, Orange, Green, 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

Имаго  (Hyles gallii)

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Celerio galii. [85].


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Iceland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands Norway (mainland), Poland, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia,Slovenia, Ukraine, Faroe Islands, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, East Yakutia, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatsky, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk,Lower Volga, Nizhneobsky, Prealtay, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North Okhotsk, North Urals, Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Okhotsk, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3].
  • Distributed in Europe to the Arctic Circle. In the Alps, it rises to a height of 2000 m. In Europe, also found in northern Asia and North America. [5].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing reaches 3.5, and then all the 4 cm. Looks likeHyles euphorbiae. At the same time: the olive stripe on the wings of a solid rather than dashed, red field on the rear fenders are much smaller. [5].

General info about Imago

  • Places volley - sunny heath, forest edges - would fireweed yes bedstraw nearby. [5].

Imago lifespan

  • It flies from mid-May to July. In favorable years, and it is the second generation. [5].

General info about Larva

  • Unlike imago larvae podmarennikovogo hawk nothing like the larvae of Hyles euphorbiae - they are green, mottled with black spots. Abdominal legs and horn - red. [5].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Galium, G. aparine, G. mollugo, G. verum, Epilobium montanum, Chamaenerion angustifolium, Godetia amoena, Clarkia, Fuchsia, Circaea, Plantago major. [28].
  • Bedstraw (Galium verum and Galium mollugo), willow-herb (Epilobium angustifolium). At the same time, oddly enough, it is preferable to Cyprus, also known as willow-herb, not a lady's bedstraw. [5].

Larva lifespan

  • Larvae can be found from July through September. [5].

Subspecies of Hyles gallii


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Igor Sakhno, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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20.06.2011 20:27, Peter Khramov

Igor, "May, June, July," means that the species is found at this time at least for part of the area. This does not mean that at other times he found no. Due to the fact that restrictions on the system or on the geography on the site is not, it is necessary to apply this approach. ZY Added Old pro in August under your imenenm.

20.06.2011 19:15, Igor Sakhno

Wrote: flight of May, June, July, and I'm in the last week of August shooting.

02.07.2009 18:37, Vasiliy Feoktistov

In the Moscow region usually catches the willow-tea green caterpillar form, has the same cramped yellow spots and red horn.

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