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Uresiphita gilvata (Fabricius, 1794)

Имаго  Uresiphita gilvata


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Pyraustinae genus Uresiphita → species Uresiphita gilvata

Species name(s)

Uresiphita gilvata (Fabricius, 1794) = Phalaena gilvata Fabricius, 1794 = Pyralis orientalis Fabricius = Pyralis polygonalis Hübner = Mecyna gilvata. [9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors

Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Uresiphita gilvata

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland , Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Corsica Crete, Madeira, Macedonia, Malta, the Netherlands, the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Seaside, Mid-Volzhsky. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Spartium, Genista, Ulex, Sarothamnus. [28].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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