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Hadena confusa (Hufnagel, 1766)

Имаго  (Hadena confusa)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Hadenini subtribe Hadenina genus Hadena subgenus Hadena → species Hadena confusa

Species name(s)

Hadena (Hadena) confusa (Hufnagel, 1766) = Hadena nana = Phalaena confusa Hufnagel, 1766 = Noctua conspersa Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Bombyx annulata Fabricius, 1781 = Phalaena x-scriptum Sowerby, 1806 = Hadena (Hadena) confusa.

Marbled Coronet.



This species marks on the maps: 2.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #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; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky.

Forewing length

10—15 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Larva lifespan

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

Over-wintering stage


Имаго  (Hadena confusa)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Hadena nana. [85].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland ), Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Prealtay, of Baikal, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South West Siberian , Southern Urals. [3].
  • Kazakhstan. Personal communication.
  • The area - Europe. [5].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing from 1 to 1.5 cm, the color from dark gray to black-gray, mottled. [5].

General info about Imago

  • Habitats - the sun and the edge of the slopes. [5].

Imago lifespan

  • From May to July. [5].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Clove seed scoop on stage caterpillars feed on plants clove. [5].

Larva lifespan

  • From July to August. [5].

Overwintering stage

  • In Hadena confusa pupa overwinters on the ground. Sometimes - twice. [5].

Subspecies of Hadena confusa


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Evgeny Komarov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 1:13, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

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