Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes dilucidana

Aethes dilucidana (Stephens, 1852)

short-barred yellow conch

on hogweed, parsnip, etc.


The larvae live on the umbels after flowering has finished, feeding on the fruits.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa; Peucedanum oreoselinum.


Before hibernation the larva bores into a stem.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Aarvik, Bakke, Berg ao (1997a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Farkas (2008a), Gielis, Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2003a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Kuchlein, Gielis, Huisman, ao (1988a), Razowski (1962a).

Last modified 18.ii.2020