Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria cinderella

Depressaria cinderella Corley, 2002

on Geocaryum


Larvae in the tubularly spun ground leaves.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous


The original mention of Geocaryum capillifolium was a misidentification (Corley ao 2019)

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Fully grown dull pale green with 3 darker lines. Head and prothoracic plate yellowish green, both edged black posteriorly, sometimes markings almost absent from head. Pinacula and anal plate concolorous with body.


Buchner & Šumpich (2018a), Corley (2002b), Corley, Buchner & Ferreira (2019a), Vives Moreno & Gastón (2017a).

Last modified 3.ii.2020