Daucus carota Linnaeus 1753 (Family Apiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-80cm
Biennial/Perennial, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - October (Earliest: 12.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apidae

Many Ichneumonidae

Bracon obscurator

Cotesia tibialis

Ectemnius dives

Psenulus laevigatus

Tenthredo distinguenda

Lasius niger

Several Calliphoridae

Several Muscidae

Many Syrphidae

Hylemya variata

Pegoplata annulata

Saltella sphondylii

Sepsis duplicata

Fannia serena

Sarcophaga carnaria

Scathophaga stercoraria

Chloromyia formosa

Physiphora alceae

Meromyza femorata

Eriothrix rufomaculatus

Dilophus febrilis

Rhagonycha fulva

Stenopterus rufus

Closterotomus norwegicus
Parasites:
Epermenia chaerophyllella

Phytoecia cylindrica Larva
(Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Papilio machaon

Several Tortricidae

Agonopterix ciliella

Agonopterix heracliana Larva

Xanthorhoe spadicearia Larva

Otiorhynchus ligustici

Agriotes sputator Larva (Roots)
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Cavariella aegopodii

Closterotomus norwegicus
Florivores:
Sitochroa palealis Larva
Granivores:
Eupithecia tripunctaria

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wild Carrot


Pictures © 2003, 2016 J.K. Lindsey

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