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The Sycamore Acronicta aceris

The Sycamore Acronicta aceris imago

Taxonomy

order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Noctuidae subfamily Acronictinae tribe Acronictini genus Acronicta subgenus Acronicta → species Acronicta aceris

Species name(s)

Acronicta (Acronicta) aceris (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena aceris Linnaeus, 1758 = Noctua infuscata Haworth, 1809 = Acronycta paradoxa Boisduval, 1829.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Forewing length

18—20 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown, White, Gray. Other species of the similar colors

Flight time

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

Caterpillar lifespan

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

Over-wintering stage

Pupa.

The Sycamore Acronicta aceris imago

Authors

References and authors info is presently being synchronized to the new website and will be available in a few days. Weeks, maybe.

Photos: Sergey Demyanenko, Vitaly Gumenuk.

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30.01.2014 22:10, Sergei Kotov: Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

Few more butterflies/moths of the similar colors

Evergestis extimalis Scopula immutataLesser Cream Wave Parapoynx stratiotata Xestia c-nigrum Cochylimorpha straminea Acontia lucida Cepphis advenaria — Little Thorn Achyra nudalis Epinotia nisella Elophila nymphaeata Scopula floslactata Ematurga atomaria — Common Heath Dysgonia torrida Udea lutealis Cynaeda dentalis Pleuroptya ruralis Idaea politariaDusky-bordered Wave Sitochroa verticalis Autographa bractea — Evergestis pallidata Leucania obsoleta Agriphila straminella Bryophila domestica — Hydrelia flammeolariaSmall Yellow Wave Ancylolomia tentaculella

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