Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aethes francillana

Aethes francillana (Fabricius, 1794)

long-barred yellow conch

on Apiaceae


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

Angelica sylvestris; Astydamia latifolia; Conium maculatum; Crithmum maritimum; Daucus carota; Elaeoselinum meoides; Eryngium campestre; Pastinaca sativa; Peucedanum officinale;Todaroa aurea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


See Patočka & Turčáni.


Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Fazekas (2008a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Hellers (2002a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Klimesch (1987a), Kovács & Kovács (2006a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a) (2005a), Razowski (1962a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 10.iv.2023