Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Resseliella ranunculi

Resseliella ranunculi (Kieffer, 1909)

on Ranunculus


Red, 3 mm long larvae at the root collar and shallow roots. The spatula is yellow; apical part broadened, twice as broad as long, divided into two transverse rounded lobes by a shallow incision.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Geodiplosis ranunculi Kiefer, 1909; Lestodiplosis ranunculi Kiefer, 1909.


Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1909a, 1911a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 219, 340), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).

Last modified 18.x.2021