Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoecia cylindrica

Phytoecia cylindrica (Linnaeus, 1758)


Short corridor, ending upon a thick vein. From there the larva descends in the petiole. Finally the larve lives as a stem borer.


Apiaceae, oligophagous

Anthriscus; Chaerophyllum; Heracleum sphondylium.

distribution within Europe

All Europe, except Ireland and the Mediterranean Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Hering (1957a), Robbins (1991a).

Last modified 28.v.2018