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Parapoynx stratiotata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самка  (Parapoynx stratiotata)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Acentropinae genus Parapoynx → species Parapoynx stratiotata

Species name(s)

Parapoynx stratiotata (Linnaeus, 1758) = Parapoynx stratiotatum (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena (Pyralis) stratiotata Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena stratiotalis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Nymphula stratiotata. [9, 10, 11]

Ringed China-mark.



This species marks on the maps: 2.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky*.

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


21—30 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Имаго  (Parapoynx stratiotata)

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Nymphula stratiotata [11].


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Finland France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Lower Volga, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside (?) Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky , South-West-Siberian, South Ural. [3].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 21-30 mm. [PC93].

Imago lifespan

  • June. [11].
  • June August [PC93].

General info about Larva

  • Caterpillar "have tracheal gills located in eight rows." The larva lives in Case consists. [11].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Mostly telorez or cutter (Stratiotes aloides). [11].
  • Lily (Nymphaea), hornwort (Ceratophyllum), pondweed (Potamogeton), waterweed (Elodea), Bolotnik (Callitriche) [PC93].

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillars can be found throughout the summer. [11].

Subspecies of Parapoynx stratiotata


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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27.06.2015 11:43, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 21—30 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August.

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