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Dendrolimus superans (Butler, 1877)

Самец  Dendrolimus superans


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Pinarinae tribe Pinarini genus Dendrolimus → species Dendrolimus superans

Species name(s)

Dendrolimus superans (Butler, 1877) = Dendrolimus superarts (Butler, 1881) = Dendrolimus sibiricus Tschetverikov 1908 = Dendrolimus brunnescens Vnukowsky 1926 = Dendrolimus scribae Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus ochroleuca Nagano 1917 = Dendrolimus albolineatus Matsumura 1921 = Eutricha zonata Butler, 1881 = Dendrolimus albata Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus albida Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus brunneo-pallida Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus centropallida Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus centro-zonalis Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus frequens Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus fusco-latifascia Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus ichinosawana Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus submarginata Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus tomaiensis Matsumura 1929 = Dendrolimus nigribasalis Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus nigrescens Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus kurilensis Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus kiminensis Matsumura 1926 = Dendrolimus concolorata Matsumura 1921 = Eutricha dolosa Butler, 1881 = Eutricha fentoni Butler, 1881 = Dendrolimus jezoensis Matsumura 1917 = Dendrolimus pallescens Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus olivacea Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus obsoleta Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus nohirae Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus nigrofasciata Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus isshikii Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus infuscata Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus fusilineata Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus brunneata Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus albofascia Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus aino Matsumura 1921 = Dendrolimus tenuilinea Matsumura 1921. [3, 10, 187]



This species marks on the maps: 1.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky*; #16. Sredne-Uralsky*; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky*; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

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

Primary colors


Самец  Dendrolimus superans

Detailed information with references


  • Russia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: East Yakut (?), Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Yakutia, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei, North Ural (?) Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Okhotsk, Mid-Ural (?) Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3].
  • Eastern Siberia. [13].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Description provided by the example of the subspecies Dendrolimus superans sibiricus.
    The closest relativeDendrolimus pini, lives in eastern Siberia. From this species of pine moth distinguishes light-gray color with a smaller influence of red tones, whitish and light gray spots and a sling. Especially noticeable differences in females. [13].

General info about Larva

  • The image of a pine lasiocampidae can significantly harm the coniferous plantations. [13].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Cedar, larch. [13].
  • Кедр, лиственница. [85].

Subspecies of Dendrolimus superans


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Svyatoslav Knyazev, Dina Rogatnykh.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

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19.02.2014 1:52, Peter Khramov


10.02.2014 13:57, Alexandr Zhakov

Note to the form Dendrolimus superarts (deleted from the database 19.02.2014 1:52): All the information with єtoy page you want to move the page type Dendrolimus superans typo in the title.

21.01.2014 15:13, Sergei Kotov

Note to the form Dendrolimus superarts (deleted from the database 19.02.2014 1:52): Alexander, thank you. I will try.

21.01.2014 13:24, Alexandr Zhakov

Note to the form Dendrolimus superarts (deleted from the database 19.02.2014 1:52): , Sergei, is a set of typos (. Vida superarts there is a typo in the transfer from the catalog of blue. In that year a typo in the description there in 1881, right 1877. Etou page it is necessary to remove the pre-transfer distribution on the page to Dendrolimus superans (Butler, 1877).Welcome new moderatara :), success and fruitful creative work on the website. :)

21.01.2014 12:01, Sergei Kotov

Note to the form Dendrolimus superarts (deleted from the database 19.02.2014 1:52): What I do not understand. Any kind of Dendrolimus superarts (Butler, 1881), which is on this page, and type with a very similar name Dendrolimus superans (Butler, 1877), which is here: http://lepidoptera.ru/taxonomy/6295. I am confused by a great similarity of names. Do I understand that it's really different species and, accordingly, the page is not that's the double of this http://lepidoptera.ru/taxonomy/6295.Explain, please.

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