Zygaenidae Zygaeninae Zygaena (Mesembrynus) loyselis Zygaena (Mesembrynus) punctum
Zygaena (Mesembrynus) minos ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Minos Burnet
Zygène diaphane

Genus: Zygaena Fabricius, 1775   Subgenus: Mesembrynus Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   diaphana Staudinger, 1887
   pimpinellae Guhn, 1931

Adult:
Z. (Mesembrynus) minos (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adults (mating), Byerum - Öland, Sweden, July 1994
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)

Larva:
Z. (Mesembrynus) minos (© Jens Bjerring Poulsen)
Larva, Asserbo, Sjælland, Denmark, May 1984
(Photo by Jens Bjerring Poulsen)

Foodplants:
Pimpinella saxifraga, Eryngium campestre, Falcaria vulgaris

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