Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura comosae

Dasineura comosae Rübsaamen, 1916

on Hippocrepis

Dasineura comosae: gall on Hippocrepis comosa

Hippocrepis comosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin, Chamousias & Transoi © Sébastien Carbonnelle


One, or more often several, leaflets of a leaf folded lengthwise into a pod, also swollen. Larvae gregarious, yellow to orange, pupate in the ground.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Hippocrepis comosa, rupestris, valentina.


Macrolabis hippocrepidis.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2007a, 2010a, 2021a: 132), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 24.ix.2021