Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrausta ostrinalis

Pyrausta ostrinalis (Hübner, 1796)

scarce purple & gold

on Thymus (etc.?)

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ? monophagous

Thymus alpestris, praecox subsp. polytrichus, serpyllum.

Also are mentioned Nepeta; Origanum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

egg, larva, pupa

see Schmid.

references

Baldizzone (2007b), Fiumi (2018a), Schmid (2019a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 11.ii.2023