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), Sch├╝tze (1931a).

mod 6.i.2020