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Auchmis detersa (Esper, 1787)

Имаго  (Auchmis detersa)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Noctuinae tribe Phlogophorini genus Auchmis → species Auchmis detersa

Species name(s)

Auchmis detersa (Esper, 1787) = Phalaena (Noctua) detersa Esper, 1791 = Noctua comma Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena Noctua petroriza Borkhausen, 1792 = Xylina indicatura Walker, 1858 = Auchmis comma andalusica Rungs, 1967 = Rhizogramma detersa argentea Caradja, 1932. [9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

Имаго  (Auchmis detersa)

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Crete, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Crete, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, France (mainland) Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the West Caucasus. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Berberis. [28].

Subspecies of Auchmis detersa


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