Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes beatricella

Aethes beatricella (Walsingham, 1898)

hemlock yellow conch

on umbellifers


The larva lives freely on the umbels after flowering has ended, feeding on the fruits. Then it bores into a stem, awaiting the hibernation; there also the pupation.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Conium maculatum; Pastinaca sativa; .Smyrnium olusatrum

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a), Farkas (2008a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman & Koster (1996a, 1997a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Razowski (1962a), Vítek, Liška, Sitek ao (2015a).

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