Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrausta virginalis

Pyrausta virginalis Duponchel, 1832

on Salvia, Thymus


Larvae in a spinning at the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Salvia officinalis, pratensis, sclarea; Thymus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum.


Huertas Dionisio & Fuentes (2004a), Lepiforum (2020).

Last modified 8.iii.2020