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Alsophila aceraria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Alsophila aceraria)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Alsophilinae genus Alsophila → species Alsophila aceraria

Species name(s)

Alsophila aceraria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Geometra aceraria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena (Geometra) quadripunctaria Esper, 1801 = Phalaena (Geometra) mellearia Scharfenberg, 1805. [9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Имаго  (Alsophila aceraria)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania , Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic,Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: East Caucasian, West Caucasian. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Quercus, Acer and other trees. [28].


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