Biology:Catocala lupina

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Short description: Species of moth

Catocala lupina
Catocala lupina.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Catocala
C. lupina
Binomial name
Catocala lupina
Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]

Catocala lupina is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer in 1851.[1] It is found from south-eastern Europe to south-western Siberia, Asia Minor and Transcaucasia.[2]

Adults are on wing from July to early September.[3]

The larvae feed on Salix and Populus species.[4]


  • Catocala lupina lupina
  • Catocala lupina kastshenkoi Sheljuzhko, 1943 (Transcaucasia)


  1. Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Catocala lupina Herrich-Schaffer 1851". Taxapad. 
  2. Savela, Markku (July 27, 2019). "Catocala lupina Herrich-Schäffer, [1851"]. Retrieved October 20, 2019. 
  3. "Catocala lupina Herrich-Schäffer, 1851". Lepidoptera and their Ecology. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  4. "Catocala lupina Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]". Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa. Retrieved October 20, 2019.

Wikidata ☰ Q13457919 entry