Dasineura pyri (Bouché, 1847)

on Pyrus

Dasineura pyri: gall on Pyrus spec.

Pyrus spec., Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Dasineura pyri: gall on Pyrus spec.


Dasineura pyri: larvae


Dasineura pyri: gall on Pyrus communis

Pyrus communis (wild form, “P. pyraster”): light infestation, Belgium, prov. Namur, Villers-sur-Lesse © Jean-Yves Baugnée


Galls mainly the youngest leaves of suckers and new growth. The larvae are often numerous, white or reddish. Some pupate in the gall, others in the ground.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis & subsp. pyraster, salicifolia, spinosa.


Sometimes a pest.


Barnes (1948b), Béguinot (2012a), Braggion (2013a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Lambinon, Carbonelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2005c, 2006a, 2008a, 2010a, 2011a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2003a).

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