Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gortyna borelii

Gortyna borelii Pierret, 1837

Fisher’s estuarine moth

on Peucedanum


Larvae bore in the stem and in the rhizome.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Peucedanum officinale.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus, Ringwood ao.


Ebert (ed., 1998a), Lemm & Stadie (2000a), Lepiforum (2021), Pyrgus (2021), Ringwood, Gardiner, Steiner & Hill (2002a), Ringwood, Hill & Gibson (2002a), Vajgand (2017a).

Last modified 4.xi.2021