Scythris fallacella (Schläger, 1848)

bronze owlet

on Helianthemum


The larva spins long threads from the soil to the top of the plant and moves up and down over them; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Helianthemum nummularium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Baldizzone (2008a), Bengtsson (1997b), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2017b), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1994a).

mod 17.i.2020