Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Erebidae > Genus: Arytrura > Species: Arytrura musculus

Arytrura musculus (Menetries, 1859)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unknown
Pannonian - Good
Steppic - Good
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 24 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 4027


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
HUBF30002 Hungary Balaton Map
HUBF30003 Hungary Kis-Balaton Map
IT3320026 Italy Risorgive dello Stella Map
ROSCI0076 Romania Dealul Mare - Hârlău Map
HUBF20028 Hungary Tapolcai-medence Map
ROSCI0077 Romania Fânațele Bârca Map
ROSCI0218 Romania Dealul Mocrei - Rovina - Ineu Map
HUDD20016 Hungary Észak-zselici erdőségek Map
HUHN20016 Hungary Kék-Kálló-völgye Map
ROSCI0213 Romania Râul Prut Map
HUDD20063 Hungary Szentai-erdő Map
HUHN20028 Hungary Csohos-tó Map
ROSCI0161 Romania Pădurea Medeleni Map
ROSCI0065 Romania Delta Dunării Map
ROSCI0255 Romania Turbăria de la Dersca Map
ROSCI0107 Romania Lunca Mircești Map
ROSCI0064 Romania Defileul Mureșului Map
ROSCI0221 Romania Sărăturile din Valea Ilenei Map
ROSCI0222 Romania Sărăturile Jijia Inferioară - Prut Map
HUHN20024 Hungary Martinkai-legelő Map
HUDD20066 Hungary Pécsi-sík Map
HUDI20051 Hungary Turjánvidék Map
ROSCI0157 Romania Pădurea Hagieni - Cotul Văii Map
HR2000416 Croatia Lonjsko polje Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2014-01-07 Hungary HU_Art_17_report_2013_second round_10_31 HU_species_report_art17
2014-01-04 Romania RO Art.17 2007-2012 Report from 31 December 2013 RO_species_reports.xml
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2008-03-04 Hungary delivery_report_art_17_HU Arytrura musculus
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