Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epermenia petrusellus

Epermenia petrusellus (Heylaerts, 1883)

on Peucedanum

parasite

The larva in a doubled segment of a young leaf, held together with some silk; here also the pupation.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Peucedanum alsaticum, “montanum” (=? oreoselinum).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body basally shining yellowish grey, with a broad brown stripe over all segments; head shining black. For details and illustration see Krone.

pupa

Light brown.

synonyms

Epermenia petrusella; E. kroneella Rebel, 1903.

references

Budashkin & Gaedike (2005a), Gaedike (1966a), Krone (1904a), Larsen (1993a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka, Liška ao (1992a), Šumpich & Vítek (2014a).

Last modified 24.i.2020