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Bryophila raptricula (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Bryophila raptricula


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Bryophilinae genus Bryophila subgenus Bryoleuca → species Bryophila raptricula

Species name(s)

Bryophila (Bryoleuca) raptricula (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Cryphia raptricula ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775) = Noctua raptricula Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena (Noctua) divisa Esper, 1791 = Phalaena (Noctua) palliola Borkhausen, 1792 = Phalaena (Noctua) pomula Borkhausen, 1792 = Noctua deceptricula Hübner, [1803] = Bryophila carbonis Freyer, 1849 = Bryophila oxybiensis Millière, 1875 = Catamecia bryophiloides Rothschild, 1914 = Bryophila (Bryoleuca) raptricula. [3, 9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky.

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

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Cryphia raptricula. [3].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - The European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus , Corsica, Crete, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West (?), Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Tuva, Southern Urals. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Lichens. [28].

Subspecies of Bryophila raptricula


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