Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura bistortae

Dasineura bistortae (Kieffer, 1909)

on Bistorta

Dasineura bistortae gall

Bistorta officinalis, Belgium, prov Liège, Elsenborn © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Dasineura bistortae gall



Larvae white or pink; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bistorta officinalis, vivipara.


Perrisia bistortae; Dasineura polygoni Rübsaamen, 1921.


On the base of Gosseries (1991c) and the Fauna Europaea (2010) this would be the first observation of the species in Belgium.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Gagné (2010a), Gosseries (1991c), Kieffer (1909a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1921a), Seidel (1957a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá (1989a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 2005c, 2010a, 2021a: 193), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 30.ix.2021