Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eana incanana

Eana incanana (Stephens, 1852)

bluebell shade

on Allium, Hyacinthoides


The larva lives in a spinning the inflorescence

host plants

Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Allium ursinum; Hyacinthoides non-scripta; Ornithogalum nutans.

Given the specialised biology of the larva, references to host plants like Leucanthemum vulgare; Salix; Vaccinium are unlikely.


Univoltine; hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body brown; head yellowish, with dark markings; prothoracic plate black with white markings; pinacula as small dark dots.


Eana freii Weber, 1945.


Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huemer & Mayr (2000a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Lepiforum (2019), de Vos (1987a).

Last modified 27.xii.2022