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Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Ceramica pisi)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Hadenini subtribe Mamestrina genus Ceramica → species Ceramica pisi

Species name(s)

Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758) = Melanchra pisi = Phalaena pisi Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena Noctua pisi Linnaeus, 1758 = Polia pisi nyiwonis Matsumura, 1925 = Polia pisi pisella Bryk, 1941 = Polia pisi pardoi Agenjo, 1945 = Lacanobia pisi. [9, 10, 85]

Broom Moth.



This species marks on the maps: 3.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors


Flight time

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Имаго  (Ceramica pisi)

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Melanchra pisi. [85].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - 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, Iceland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, 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-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Karelian, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur,Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Cytisus, Pteridium, Betula, Ulmus, Rumex, Aster and many other plants. [28].
  • Виды родов Betula, Salix, Polygonum, Rumex, Rosa, а также Pteridium aquilinum, Larix sibirica, Typha latifolia, Alnus incana, Populus tremula, Urtica dioeca и другие. [85].

Subspecies of Ceramica pisi


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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27.08.2011 14:21, Peter Khramov

People, please be careful when adding views. If the database is already synonymous, then you need to bind the new kind to him, and not to add new species to the database separately. Accordingly, this type I have renamed, deleted and new.

27.08.2011 9:34, Vasiliy Feoktistov

We must move to the Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus 1758), and this kind of clean.

25.01.2011 17:29, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Yes, it is goose-stopudovo. Just need to Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus 1758) renamed in my ..
I noticed today, when the adults of M. persicariae downloaded.

25.01.2011 16:52, Alexandr Zhakov

Name correctly Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus 1758) http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=372625, my comment to the title, the tracks do not know.

25.01.2011 16:09, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Question to the people. When she became Melanchra (like Ceramica pisi everywhere)?

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