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Periphanes delphinii (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Periphanes delphinii)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Heliothinae genus Periphanes subgenus Periphanes → species Periphanes delphinii

Species name(s)

Periphanes (Periphanes) delphinii (Linnaeus, 1758).



This species marks on the maps: 6.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.


34—38 mm.

Flight time

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

Имаго  (Periphanes delphinii)

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic,Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3].
  • Zapadnopalearktichesky desert and steppe species. Kazakhstan. [107].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 34 - 38 mm [PC106].

Imago lifespan

  • Two generations: May - end of June and mid-July - the end of September [PC106].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Delphinium, Consolida. [28].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Evgeny Komarov, Sergei Kotov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 0:06, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 34—38 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → May, June, July, August, September.

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