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Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775)

Имаго  Polygonia egea


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Nymphalinae tribe Nymphalini genus Polygonia → species Polygonia egea

Species name(s)

Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775) = Nymphalis egea (Cramer, [1775]) = Papilio egea Cramer, [1775] = Papilio vau-album Esper, 1780 = Papilio I-album Esper, 1789 = L-album (Hübner, 1791) = triangulum (Fabricius, 1793) = f-album (Fabricius, 1793) = Polygonia albescens Stauder 1922 = Vanessa album Hübner, 1794 = Vanessa triangulum Fabricius, 1793 = Polygonia l-extincta Verity 1950 = Vanessa pallida Evans, 1932 = Vanessa f-album Fabricius, 1793 = Vanessa balucha Evans, 1932 = Polygonia autumnalis Stefanelli 1873. [9, 10, 187]

Southern Comma.



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky*; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Polygonia egea

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Italy (mainland), Corsica, Crete, Macedonia, Malta, Northern Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), France (mainland) Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic ?, Switzerland ?, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don (?), East Caucasian, West Caucasian. [3].
  • Kazakhstan [PC1149].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Parietaria officinalis. [28].

Subspecies of Polygonia egea


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Boris Lariushin, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Alexander Belousov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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22.06.2013 23:32, Igor Sakhno

Ehhh! This year has seen her three times in the Crimea. Fly Me draft, rarely sit down and not for long; zafotat impossible: - ((

05.04.2012 22:33, Peter Khramov

As dosinhroniziruyu site ext. database, open the possibility of making their data. Ie will be in the "Distribution" add Crimea signed Igor Sakhno, a private message.

05.04.2012 22:30, Igor Sakhno

In connection with the written I can say chto3 years ago, I saw her in the southern Crimea. Photograph failed, very nimble.

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