Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura cotini

Dasineura cotini (Janežič, 1978)

on Cotinus

Dasineura cotini: galls on Cotinus coggygria

Cotinus coggygria: three normal and three galled leaves; from Janežič (1978a).


1-3 leaves at the tip of a non-flowering shoots are galled; they remain small, short-stalked, doubled over the midrib. The veins are swollen and reddened. In a gall up to 20 bright red larvae.
Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

host plants

Anacardiaceae, monophagous

Cotinus coggygria.


Gagné (2010a), Janežič (1978a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 85), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 17.ix.2021