Life cycle of Spialia rosae on Rosa sicula in Puerto de la Ragua, Granada, SE Spain. 6. Egg on the upperside of a leaf of R. sicula and 7. On the underside of the leaf (July 2012). 8. Recently emerged first instar larva on a leaf of R. sicula (note that the epidermis and parenchyma of the leaf have been eaten, July 2012). 9. Third instar larva. 10, 11. Larval shelter made with leaves. 12. Cocoon of the parasitoid Microgaster australis (Hymenoptera), with the remains of a third instar larva of S. rosae on R. sicula. 13. Adult of M. australis bred from S. rosae. Photographs 9–13 were taken in August 2012.

 
 
  Part of: Hernández-Roldán JL, Vicente JC, Vila R, Munguira ML (2018) Natural history and immature stage morphology of Spialia Swinhoe, 1912 in the Iberian Peninsula (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae). Nota Lepidopterologica 41(1): 1-22. https://doi.org/10.3897/nl.41.13539