Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrausta sanguinalis

Pyrausta sanguinalis (Linnaeus, 1767)

scarce crimson & gold

on Rosmarinus, Thymus

parasite

Larvae in silken tubes over the plants. Pupation in a cocoon in the soil.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Rosmarinus officinalis; Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus, serpyllum.

phenology

Hibernation partly as pupa, partly as mature larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

references

Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2020), Schütze (1931a), Ylla, Macià & Huertas Dionisio (2008a).

Last modified 3.iii.2020