Pyrausta (also called pyrallis, pyragones) is a mythological insect-sized dragon from Cyprus.
Pyrausta resembles a four-legged insect with filmy wings and a dragon's head. It lived in the fire like a salamander and died if it went away from the fire.
- Shuker, Karl. (1995). Dragons: A Natural History Aurum Press
- The Natural History of Pliny the Elder, Book 11, Chapter 42