Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Depressaria sordidatella

Depressaria sordidatella Tengström, 1848

chervil flat-body

on Apiaceae

parasite

Larvae in the inflorescence or leaves that have been pulled together with spinning. Pupation in a cocoon among the litter.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Aegopodium; Angelica; Anthriscus sylvestris; Chaerophyllum temulum; Conium; Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca sativa; Peucedanum.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body green with yellow segment limits and dark green dorsal and subdorsal length lines; head brownish green; prothoracic plate shining green (Schütze).

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Depressaria weirella (Stainton, 1849).

references

Blaik, Dobrzański, Hołowiński & Zajda (2019a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2014a), Schütze (1931a), Szabóky & Takács (2018a), Wimmer (2007a).

Last modified 29.ii.2020