Dasineura asparagi Tavares, 1902

on Asparagus

Dasineura asparagi: gall on Asparagus acutifolius

Asparagus acutifolius, Spain, prov. Barcelona, Caldes de Montbui © Jordi Montobbio

Dasineura asparagi: gall on Asparagus acutifolius

another specimen

the larva is white

gall

The gall resembles the one by Dasineura turionum, but in that species the larvae are red. The larvae are gregarious; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Asparagus aphyllus, acutifolius, horridus.

synonyms

Perrisia asparagi.

references

Barnes (1946a), Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1901b), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a).

mod 4.iii.2019