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Dysgonia algira (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  (Dysgonia algira)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Ophiusini genus Dysgonia → species Dysgonia algira

Species name(s)

Dysgonia algira (Linnaeus, 1767) = Phalaena algira Linnaeus, 1767 = Phalaena achatina Sulzer, 1776 = Noctua triangularis Hübner, [1803] = Ophiusa albivitta Guenée, 1852 = Ophiusa festina Walker, 1858 = Ophiusa olympia Swinhoe, 1885 = Parallelia algira sinica Bryk, 1949. [9, 10]

The Passenger.



This species marks on the maps: 1.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Primary colors


Имаго  (Dysgonia algira)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, the Channel Islands,Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Central European, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Rubus, Salix, Genista, in Italy Ricinus. [28].

Subspecies of Dysgonia algira


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Sergey Novitckiy, Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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