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Lycaena hippothoe (Linnaeus, 1761)

Самец  (Lycaena hippothoe)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Lycaeninae tribe Lycaenini genus Lycaena → species Lycaena hippothoe

Species name(s)

Lycaena hippothoe (Linnaeus, 1761) = Palaeochrysophanus hippothoe = Papilio hippothoe Linnaeus, 1761 = Heodes hippothoe. [9, 10, 85]

Purple-edged Copper.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8418

Expansion

This species marks on the maps: 4.

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #5. Nenetsko-Novozemelsky tundrovy; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #18. Nizhneobsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

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

Самка  (Lycaena hippothoe)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Palaeochrysophanus hippothoe. [85].

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden , Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal ( mainland), Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Trans-Baikal, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, the Nenets-Novaya Zemlya tundra, Lower -Amursky, Nizhneobsky,Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei, the North Urals, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Average Okhotsk, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3].
  • Распространение вида: от Западной Европы до Восточной Азии. [85].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Альпийский подвид ssp. eurydame Hoffmannsegg может подниматься на высоту 2300 м. Имеется и североскандинавский ssp. stiberi Gerh. [85].

General info about Imago

  • Местообитания: сырые высокогорные луга, опушки у подножия гор, часто садится на цветы змеиного корня. [85].

Imago lifespan

  • Lycaena hippothoe летает в мае, июне, июле и августе. [85].

General info about Larva

  • Гусеница щавелевого червонца темно-зеленая, со светлыми промежутками промеж сегментов. [85].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Rumex, Polygonum. [28].
  • Щавелевый червонец кормится на чем? На щавеле. Но не только. Еще гусеницы этой бабочки могут питаться горцем. [85].

Larva lifespan

  • Активна с лета до мая следующего года. [85].

Pupa

  • Куколка грязно-желтая, но с черными точками. [85].

Subspecies of Lycaena hippothoe

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Alexsandr Martukov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

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