Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrausta despicata

Pyrausta despicata (Scopoli, 1763)

straw-barred pearl

on Plantago

parasite

Larvae in a spinning under the leaves.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Plantago lanceolata, major, media.

Also mentioned from Gnaphalium; Salvia.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Adolph, Kortstock, Niehoff & Schweitzer (2019a), Fiumi (2018a), Huertas Dionisio & Fuentes (2004a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Kravchenko, Poltavsky, Segerer, ao (2020a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 11.vi.2021