Hepialidae Pharmacis fusconebulosa Pharmacis pyrenaica
Pharmacis lupulina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Swift

Genus: Pharmacis Hübner, [1820]   Original genus: Noctua Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Hepialus Fabricius, 1775
   Korscheltellus Borner, 1920
  Synonims (species):
   lupulinus auct.

Adult:
P. lupulina (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Sasso (Roma), Italy, April 10, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. lupulina (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, April 23, 2004
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. lupulina (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Fjeld Skov, Denmark, June 1, 2002
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)

Foodplants:
Roots of several low plants, including Plantago, Urtica, Rumex, Solidago, Fragaria

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