Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrgus sidae

Pyrgus sidae (Esper, 1784)

yellow-banded skipper

on Potentilla


Oviposition on the flowers. Larvae feed on the flowers and stipules during the first instars and after that feed on the leaves. Larvae between folded leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Potentilla hirta, recta.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Hernández-Roldán ao.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hernández-Roldán, Munguira & Martín (2009a), Hernández-Roldán, Munguira, Wagner & Vila (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), Wagner (2006a).

Last modified 26.vii.2021