Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Donus dauci

Donus dauci (Olivier, 1807)

on Erodium, Geranium

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves. There also the pupa in a smooth, yellow cocoon.

host plants

Geraniaceae, oligophagous

Erodium cicutarium, moschatum; Geranium pusillum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Green, broad white, darkly seamed dorsal band; nairs long, white, on dark pinacula; stigmata black. See Dieckmann, Skuhrovec (2005a).

synonyms

Brachypera, Hypera, dauci.

references

Dieckmann (1989b), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Skuhrovec (2005a, 2006a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 22.x.2020