Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupithecia pimpinellata

Eupithecia pimpinellata (Hübner, 1813)

pimpinel pug

on Pimpinella, etc.

parasite

Larvae in the inflorescence.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Aegopodium podagraria; Peucedanum oreoselinum; Pimpinella saxifraga.

However, according to Spronck & Spronck the species is polyphagous, living not only on Peucedanum and Pimpella, but also Angelica and Bupleurum, and even Achillea, Artemisia, Galium, Senecio, Solidago.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Ebert (ed., 2003a), Lepiforum (2021), Van Opstaele (1994a) Spronck & Spronck (2015a), Weigt 1993a).

Last modified 6.vii.2021