Crambidae Spilomelinae Palpita vitrealis Spoladea recurvalis
Pleuroptya ruralis (Scopoli, 1763)
Mother of Pearl

Genus: Pleuroptya Meyrick, 1890   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. ruralis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Roma, Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. ruralis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Roma, Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
P. ruralis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Roma, Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Urtica dioica, Chenopodium, Atriplex, Humulus, Filipendula ulmaria, Ribes

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