Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epermenia farreni

Epermenia farreni (Walsingham, 1894)

scarce lance-wing

on Heracleum, Pastinaca, Peucedanum

parasite

A solitary larva bores in a fruit.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa; Peucedanum “montanum” (= ? oreoselinum).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum.

references

Bryner (2011a), Budashkin & Gaedike (2005a), Lepiforum (2020).

Last modified 23.i.2020