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Acronicta euphorbiae (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Личинка  Acronicta euphorbiae


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Acronictinae tribe Acronictini genus Acronicta subgenus Viminia → species Acronicta euphorbiae

Species name(s)

Acronicta (Viminia) euphorbiae (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Noctua euphorbiae [Schiffermüller], 1775 = Phalaena obscura Ström, 1783 = Phalaena euphrasiae Brahm, 1791 = Noctua cyparissiae Hübner, [1813] = Noctua esulae Hübner, [1813]. [9, 10]

Sweet Gale Moth.



Zoogeographical regions


Личинка  Acronicta euphorbiae

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, USSR - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica Crete, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic Islands, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Yugoslavia. [10].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Euphorbia, Myrica, Calluna, Betula, Salix and others. [28].

Subspecies of Acronicta euphorbiae


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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