Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agapeta hamana

Agapeta hamana (Linnaeus, 758)

common yellow conch

on Carduus, Cirsium


The larvae bore in the roots; mostly there also the hibernation and pupation takes place.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus; Cirsium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Euxanthis hamana.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 3.xi.2019