Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mythimna pallens

Mythimna pallens Mythimna pallens

common wainscot

on grasses

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Arrhenatherum elatius; Avenella flexuosa; Calamagrostis epigeios; Dactylis glomerata; Elytrigia repens; Leymus arenarius; Lolium perenne; Ochlopoa annua; Phalaris; Phragmites australis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021).

Last modified 15.ix.2021