Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria infernella

Depressaria infernella Corley & Buchner, 2019

on Conopodium


Larvae feeding from a spinning among stem leaves, flowers or developing fruits.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Conopodium majus.

distribution within Europe



Final instar. Light green, three dark green dorsal lines; head yellowish with four blackish
dots posteriorly; prothoracic plate green, with black “square-bracket” markings on either side posteriorly, reduced to four dots when body retracted, two small < -shaped markings laterally; legs green; anal plate green; pinacula fine, black.


Corley, Buchner & Ferreira (2019a).

Last modified 3.ii.2020