Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura alyssi

Dasineura alyssi (Kieffer, 1901)

on Alyssum


ovoid or fusiform swelling of the stem, the size of a pea. Several red larvae in a wide gall chamber; probably univoltine; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Alyssum alyssoides, montanum.


Perrisia alyssi.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1901b,d), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a, 2021a: 32), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a).

Last modified 9.ix.2021