Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrgus malvae

Pyrgus malvae (Linnaeus, 1758)

grizzled skipper

on Potentilla, etc.

parasite

Larvae among loosely folded leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Agrimonia eupatoria; Argentina anserina; Comarum palustre; Filipendula ulmaria; Fragaria ananassa, moschata, vesca, viridis; Geum urbanum; Potentilla anglica, erecta, heptaphylla, incana, pusilla, recta, reptans, sterilis, tabernaemontani; Rubus caesius, canescens, fruticosus; idaeus, saxatilis; Sanguisorba minor.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a) ; Lepiforum (2021), Wagner (2006a).

Last modified 6.v.2021