Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura astragalorum

Dasineura astragalorum (Kieffer, 1909)

on Astragalus


Multilocular swelling of the stem, generally just below a node; each cell with a single whitish to yellowish larva. The stem is swollen over several cm length; also axillary buds can be enlarged to the size of a cherry.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus arenarius, glycyphyllos.


Perrisia astragalorum.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Kieffer (1909a), Pârvu (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 44, 45), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 12.ix.2021