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Hyponephele lupinus (O. Costa, 1836)

Имаго  (Hyponephele lupinus)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Maniolini genus Hyponephele → species Hyponephele lupinus

Species name(s)

Hyponephele lupinus (O. Costa, 1836) = Hyponephele lupina (Costa, 1836) = Satyrus lupinus Costa, 1836 = Maniola lupinus = Maniola lupina. [3, 9, 10]

Oriental Meadow Brown.



This species marks on the maps: 6.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky.

Flight time

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

Самец  (Hyponephele lupinus)

Detailed information with references


  • Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Italy, Crete, Portugal, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Crete, Macedonia, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, North Aegean Sicily, Slovakia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland)Croatia, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Soil, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Gramineae. [28].

Subspecies of Hyponephele lupinus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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