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Aethalura punctulata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Aethalura punctulata)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Boarmiini genus Aethalura → species Aethalura punctulata

Species name(s)

Aethalura punctulata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Boarmia punctulata. [5, 10]



This species marks on the maps: 5.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #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; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky.

Primary colors


Имаго  (Aethalura punctulata)

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Boarmia punctulata [5].


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden , Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland part), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland,Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, Pribaikalskiy, Medium Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural,Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3].
  • Locally Europe. [5].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing is not more than 1.5 cm. Three characteristic dark stripes peppered with thickening at the front edge of the wing. Fringe spotted. [5].

General info about Imago

  • Flight of moist deciduous forests, flood meadows, gardens and parks. [5].

Imago lifespan

  • From late May to early June. Sometimes the second generation in mid-summer. [5].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Betula, Salix. [28].
  • Alder and birch. [5].

Larva lifespan

  • From June to August. [5].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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03.06.2009 12:24, Peter Khramov

Sergey, thanks for the comments. Comments on specific photographs is better to leave it in the pages with photos. For example, here I ordered for you:
http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/1721/ http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/1720/ http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/1719/

03.06.2009 7:00, Sergey Didenko

Vasily Sergienko rights, punctulata Klepikova only on the pictures, the other two Hypomecis punctinalis and the third is some kind Macaria signaria

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