Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mythimna ferrago

Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)

clay

on grasses

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Arrhenatherum elatius; Avenella flexuosa; Brachypodium pinnatum; Bromopsis erecta; Calamagrostis epigeios; Dactylis glomerata; Elytrigia repens; Festuca ovina; Molinia arundinacea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Aletia ferrago.

references

Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 14.ix.2021