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Thalera fimbrialis (Scopoli, 1763)

Имаго  (Thalera fimbrialis)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Geometrinae tribe Thalerini genus Thalera → species Thalera fimbrialis

Species name(s)

Thalera fimbrialis (Scopoli, 1763) = Phalaena fimbrialis Scopoli, 1763 = Phalaena (Geometra) thymiaria Linnaeus, 1767 = Phalaena fimbriata Hufnagel, 1767 = Geometra bupleuraria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena fimbriaria Rottemburg, 1777 = Phalaena (Geometra) albaria Esper, [1806] = ochracea Kolossow, 1936 = approximata Lempke, 1949 = tangens Lempke, 1949 = fasciata Hartwieg, 1951 = obsoleta Skala. [9, 10]

Sussex Emerald.



This species marks on the maps: 6.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #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; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky.

Forewing length

14—15 mm.

Primary colors


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


Имаго  (Thalera fimbrialis)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy , Mid-Volzhsky,Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3].
  • Moderate Europe. [5].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Fore wing length of about 1.5 cm. Its color is gray-green or yellowish-green. Color rear wing - the same. The front wings are two bright transverse strips, which can be more or less distinct stripe on the hind wings is only one more tortuous. In the middle of the rear wing fringe - Pull tab. [5].

General info about Imago

  • It occurs on fallow land field furrows and raised bogs, as well as dry heath. [5].

Imago lifespan

  • Imago fly from mid-June to mid-August the same. [5].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Achillea, Artemisia, Bupleurum, Hypericum, Rubus, Solidago, Thymus, Vaccinium. [28].
  • Various herbaceous plants, such as wormwood, goldenrod and thyme and yarrow. [5].

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillar can occur from August to May of the following year. [5].

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5].

Subspecies of Thalera fimbrialis


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Svyatoslav Knyazev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 19:30, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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