Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria radiella

Depressaria radiella (Goeze, 1783)

parsnip webworm moth

on Apiaceae

Depressaria radiella: larva on Heracleum sphondylium

Heracleum sphondylium, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Lommel, Wateringen, 21.vii.2014 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Depressaria radiella: larva on Heracleum sphondylium

Heracleum sphondylium, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, 13.vii.2014 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Depressaria radiella: larva on Heracleum sphondylium

spinning with much frass in the inflorescence

Depressaria radiella: larva on Heracleum sphondylium

young larva

Depressaria radiella: larva on Heracleum sphondylium

fully grown larva

parasite

Larvae in an web in the inflorescence; pupation in the inflorescence or, sometimes several together, in a hollow stem.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Apium graveolens; Heracleum mantegazzianum, sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pop

Picures on Lepiforum; see also Fetz, Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Depressaria pastinacella (Duponchel, 1838); D. heracliana auct..

synonyms

references

Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Fetz (1994a), Hellers (1998a), Klimesch (1959a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Patrick (2004a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2014a), Schütze (1931a).

Last modified 14.iii.2020