Cossidae Zeuzerinae Phragmacossia minos Zeuzera pyrina
Phragmataecia castaneae (Hübner, [1790])
Reed Leopard

Genus: Phragmataecia Newman, 1850   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. castaneae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Torvaianica (Roma), Italy, May 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. castaneae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Sperlonga (Latina), Italy, June 1989
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. castaneae (© Adriano Mazziotta)
Adults (mating), Oasi WWF Macchiagrande, Fregene (Roma), Italy, June 2005
(Photo by Adriano Mazziotta)

Foodplants:
Phragmites australis

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