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Anumeta cestis (Menetries, 1848)

Имаго  Anumeta cestis


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Toxocampini genus Anumeta → species Anumeta cestis

Species name(s)

Anumeta cestis (Menetries, 1848) = Catephia cestis Ménétriés, 1848 = Ophiusa punctata Ménétriés, 1848. [9, 10]



This species marks on the maps: 4.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Flight time

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

Имаго  Anumeta cestis

Detailed information with references


  • Malta, the Soviet Union - the European part. [1].
  • Malta, Russia, Ukraine. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Volga, Southern Urals. [3].
  • Iran tour Gobi desert views. Kazakhstan. [107].

Imago lifespan

  • April-July. Two generation. [107].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Buckwheat (Calligonum). [107].

Subspecies of Anumeta cestis


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Evgeny Komarov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 0:45, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Flight time: No formalized data → April, May, June, July.

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