Dasineura lotharingiae (Kieffer, 1888)

on Cerastium

Dasineura lotharingiae: galls on Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare

Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare,
Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Zichem © Carina Van Steenwinkel: two galls

Dasineura lotharingiae: gall on Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare

another specimen

Dasineura lotharingiae: gall on Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare

opened gall with cocoon

Dasineura lotharingiae gall on Cerastium fontanum

Cerastium fontanum, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Saint-Hubert © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Dasineura lotharingiae: gall on Cerastium spec.

Cerastium spec., Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Virelles, Jardin de Millepertuis © Sébastien Carbonelle

Dasineura lotharingiae: gall on Cerastium spec.

detail

gall

The larvae are bright orange-red, gregarious; they pupate within the gall.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Cerastium alpinum, arvense, fontanum subsp. vulgare, glomeratum, grandiflorum.

synonyms

According to Harris & Frankum possibly synonymous with D. cerastii; in that case D. cerastii would be the valid name.

references

Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Harris & Frankum (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

mod 12.xi.2017