Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria pulcherrimella

Depressaria pulcherrimella Stainton, 1848

pignut flat-body

on Pimpinella, etc.

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves and inflorescence.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Bunium bulbocastanum; Clinopodium; Conopodium majus; Daucus carota; Pimpinella major, saxifraga; Selinum dubium.

That the larva would also live on Valeriana is unlikely.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Fetz, Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Buszko (1992d), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2014a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 12.iii.2020