Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Donus vidua

Donus vidua (Gené, 1837)

on Geranium


Larvae and adults free on the leaves; there also the cocoon, in a yellowish white reticulate cocoon.

host plants

Geraniaceae, monophagous

Geranium sanguineum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Olive green; yellowish white dorsal line; hairs long, white, on black pinacula; stigmata black.
See Dieckmann, Skuhrovec (2006a).


Brachypera, Hypera, vidua.


Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010), Dieckmann (1989b), Skuhrovec (2005a, 2006a).

Last modified 22.x.2020