Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria badiella

Depressaria badiella (Hübner, 1796)

brown flat-body

on Asteraceae


Larvae among spun flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Hypochaeris radicata; Sonchus arvensis; Taraxacum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Associated by older authors with Heracleum, Pastinaca; possibly by confusion with D. radiella.


Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Hellers (1998a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Klimesch (1959a), Pröse (1981a). Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2014a), Schütze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 14.iii.2020