Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cheilosia illustrata

Cheilosia illustrata (Harris, 1780)

on angelica, hogweed, parsnip

Cheilosia illustrata

Haarlemmermeer, 26.vii.2021 © Laurens van der Linde


The larvae bore in the rhizome.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Angelica archangelica; Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Doczkal (1998a), Marcos-García (1990a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Shepard (0000a), Speight (2017a).

Last modified 28.viii.2023