Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eupoecilia angustana

Eupoecilia angustana (Hübner, 1799)

marbled conch

polyphagous on low pants


The larvae live freely on flowers, neld together with silk, in the inflorescence, feeding on the developing fruits. Here also they hibernate and finally pupate.

host plants

Achillea millefolium; Calluna vulgaris; Cornus; Origanum vulgare; Picea; Plantago; Solidago virgaurea; Thymus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body ± yellowish brown; head and prothoracic plate dark brown; anal plate brown; see Swatschek.


Euxanthis angustana; Eupoecilia fasciella (Donovan, 1808).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Corley, Rosete, Marabuto ao (2014a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Kovács & Kovács (2006b) , Mitterberger (1931), Modlinger & Liška (2016a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a).

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