Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epermenia illigerella

Epermenia illigerella (Hübner, 1813)

on Aegopodium


Larvae in leaves that have been pulled together by silk.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Aegopodium podagraria.

References to Heracleum sphondylium are quite dubious.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni.


Budashkin & Gaedike (2005a), Gaedike (1966a, 1968a,b, 1972a), Hansen, Hattendorf, Wittenberg ao (2006a), Hellers (2020a), Huisman, Kuchlein, van Nieukerken ao (1986a), Kasy (1965a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (1997a,b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 29.i.2023