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Odonestis pruni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самец  (Odonestis pruni)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Pinarinae tribe Odonestini genus Odonestis → species Odonestis pruni

Species name(s)

Odonestis pruni (Linnaeus, 1758) = montana Jones, 1907 = ambitiosa Dannehl, 1925 = vulpecula Dannehl, 1925 = santorui Hartig, 1938 = reisseri Rungs, 1977 = Odonestis ambitiosa Dannehl 1925 = Odonestis aurantiaca Lempke 1937 = Odonestis lutescens Lempke 1960 = Odonestis montana Jones 1907 = Odonestis rosacea Schultz = Odonestis rufa Lempke 1960 = Odonestis rufescens Kardakoff 1928 = Odonestis vulpecula Dannehl 1925. [9, 10, 187]

Plum Lappet.



This species marks on the maps: 4.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky*; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Red, Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Самец  (Odonestis pruni)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, 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, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad (?), The Lower Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Seaside, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Average -Uralsky, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3].
  • Ареал: Средняя, Южная Европа, средняя полоса России, Амур. [85].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • И передние, и задние крылья зазубрены по краю, окрас оранжевый, посреди переднего крыла былое пятно с поперечными перевязями впереди и позади него. [85].

Imago lifespan

  • Лёт: июнь—август. [85].

General info about Larva

  • Гусеница сине-серая, несет желтоватые продольные линии и желто-серые пятна. Голова буро-серая. [85].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Prunus, Pyrus, Quercus, Tilia, Betula, Alnus, Ulmus, Crataegus, Salix, Rhamnus. [28].
  • Личинки Odonestis pruni питаются на ольхе и плодовых деревьях. [85].

Larva lifespan

  • Весна. [85].


  • Куколка черная, в желтоватом коконе. [85].

Subspecies of Odonestis pruni


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

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21.10.2015 23:07, Irina Nikulina

Need to add a subspecies O.p. rufescens Kardakoff, 1928.

18.08.2014 17:32, Evgeny Komarov

It is necessary to add a subspecies Odonestis pruni rufescens Kardakoff, 1928

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