Endothenia marginana (Haworth, 1811)

bordered marble



The lave live freely on the inflorescence, feeding on the developing fruits.

host plants

Galeopsis; Gentiana pneumonanthe; Pedicularis palustris, sylvatica; Plantago lanceolata; Rhinanthus minor;.

As is demonstrated by pictures of Rudolf Bryner in Lepiforum (2019), the larva also lives, like the one of E. gentianaena, also as a borer in the centre of the flower head of Dipsacus fullonum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Heckford (2010a), Koster & van Nieukerken (1998a), Laasonen & Laasonen (1995a).

mod 24.x.2019