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Bryophila domestica (Hufnagel, 1766)

Имаго  (Bryophila domestica)


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

Species name(s)

Bryophila (Bryophila) domestica (Hufnagel, 1766) = Cryphia domestica (Hufnagel, 1766) = Phalaena domestica Hufnagel, 1766 = Noctua perla Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Bryophila perla aetnaea Schwingenschuss, 1942. [3, 9, 10]

Marbled Beauty.



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky*.

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

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  (Bryophila domestica)

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Cryphia domestica. [3].


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France , Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Luxembourg Macedonia, Malta?, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland Sweden, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don (?), Kaliningrad. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Lichens. [28].

Subspecies of Bryophila domestica


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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