Eublemma cochylioides, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Eublemma cochylioides, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)


Eublemma cochylioides is a moth of the family Erebidae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)

Micra cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)

Micra rosita (Guenée, 1852)

Thalpochares phoenissa (Lederer, 1855)

Micra derogata (Walker, 1858)

Porphyrinia confuscata (Warren, 1913)

Common name

Pink-barred Eublemma


Superfamily: Noctuoidea > Family: Erebidae > Subfamily: Boletobiinae > Tribus: Eublemmini > Genus: Eublemma


13-19 mm


The moth can be found in gardens and semi-arid areas of all kinds.

Food plant

The larva is oligophagous on Compositae (Prenanthes, Elephantopus) and feeds on the leaves.

Flight period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Lepiforum e. V.

Lepidoptera Mundi

Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa

Lepidoptera and their Ecology

Plant Parasites of Europe