Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eudemis profundana

Eudemis profundana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

diamond-back marble

on Quercus (etc.?)


Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, robur.

References to other trees (in particular Rosaceae) perhaps apply to Eudemis porphyrana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni. The description of the larva by Swatschek was based on material originating from Malus domestica!


Olethreutes profundana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1999a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021