Dasineura cytisi (Kieffer, 1909)

on Genista

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

Genista sagittalis, Belgium, prov Namur, Nismes, RN les Abannets © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

gall

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

detail

Dasineura cytisi: larva

the matt larva

Dasineura cytisi: larva

another image

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

Genista sagittalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin, Chamousias © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

Genista sagittalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

opened gall

Dasineura cytisi: gall on Genista sagittalis

Genista sagittalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin, RN du Chamousias © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura cytisi: larvae

larvae

gall

At the end of the stem is a bunch of weakly hairy, disfigured leaves, the whole for the greatest part wrapped in the lower leaf. Pupation in the ground. Larva white; spatula yellowish brown, lobes elongated-triangular, separated under a sharp angle (Kieffer).

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Genista sagittalis.

synonyms

Perrisia cytisi.

notes

According to Kieffer the larva is white; how this can be matched with the pictures above is not clear.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Kieffer (1909a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

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