Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura acuminata

Dasineura acuminata Rübsaamen, 1916

on Campanula


The leaves at the top of a shoot are rolled together to a slender fusiform, not abnormally hairy gall. The leaves are somehat thickened and discoloured. The larva is hyaline-whitish to yellow. Pupation in the ground.


Campanulaceae, monophagous

Campanula bononiensis, rapunculoides.


Possibly a junior synonym of Dasineura szepligetii (Kieffer, 1909).


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2021a: 60), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

Last modified 14.ix.2021