Cossidae Cossinae Paracossulus thrips Paropta paradoxus
Parahypopta caestrum (Hübner, [1808])
Cossus-touret, Cossus de l'asperge

Genus: Parahypopta Daniel, 1961   Original genus: Bombyx Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. caestrum (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Rio Fiume, Santa Severa (Roma), Italy, June 21, 2016 [42.08344, 11.96368]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. caestrum (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, July 24, 2014
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. caestrum (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, July 24, 2014
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. caestrum (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1996
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Roots of Asparagus

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