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Acontia lucida (Hufnagel, 1766)

Самка  Acontia lucida


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Acontiinae tribe Acontiini genus Acontia subgenus Acontia → species Acontia lucida

Species name(s)

Acontia (Acontia) lucida (Hufnagel, 1766) = Phalaena lucida Hufnagel, 1766 = Noctua solaris [Schiffermüller], 1775 = Noctua albicollis Fabricius, 1781 = Phalaena Noctua rupicola Borkhausen, 1792 = Noctua insolatrix Hübner, [1822] = Acontia triradiata Walker, [1858] = Tarache lucida. [9, 10]

Pale Shoulder.



This species marks on the maps: 3.

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; #23. Predaltaisky.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Acontia lucida

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Madeira, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands,Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic Islands, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, South -Zapadnosibirsky, South Ural. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Convolvulus arvensis, Malva, Althaea officinalis. [28].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alexander Belousov, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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