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Erebia rossii (Curtis, 1834)

Имаго  (Erebia rossii)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Erebiini genus Erebia → species Erebia rossii

Species name(s)

Erebia rossii (Curtis, 1834) = Erebia rossi. [9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Nearctic.

Russia regions

#5. Nenetsko-Novozemelsky tundrovy; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #18. Nizhneobsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #32. Chukotsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky.

Forewing length

20—26 mm.

Flight time

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

Имаго  (Erebia rossii)

Detailed information with references


  • USSR - the European part. [1].
  • Russia. [10].
  • Regions of Russia: Eastern Yakutia, Gorno-Altai, Transbaikalia, Western Yakutia, Kamchatka and the Nenets-Novaya Zemlya tundra, Nizhne-Amur, Nizhneobsky, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, North Yenisei North Okhotsk, North Urals, Mid-Amur, Average Okhotsk, Tuva, Chukotka, South Yakutia. [3].
  • Canada [185].
  • The alpine meadows and tundra. [185].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing: 20-26 mm. [185].

Imago lifespan

  • June August [185].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Sedge (Carex) [185].

Subspecies of Erebia rossii


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30.08.2015 9:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Palaearctic → Palaearctic, Nearctic. Forewing length: No formalized data → 20—26 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August.

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