Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura daphnes

Dasineura daphnes (Kieffer, 1901)

on Daphne

Dasineura daphnes: galls on Daphne spp

galls on Daphne laureola (left) and D. striata (right; from Houard, 1909a)


Leaves at the top of a shoot somewhat elongated and thickened, overlapping, forming a dense bunch of a few cm long. Larvae whitish, gregarious. Univoltien, hibernation in the soil.

host plants

Thymelaeaceae, monophagous

Daphne cnerorum, gnidium, laureola, mezereum, striata.


Perrisia daphnes.


Barnes (1948a), Beguinot (2002a,f,h, 2003b, 2005a, 2006c), Buhr (1964b), Burton, Ellis & Schneider (2022a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901c), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 2003a, 2005c, 2007a, 2010a, 2021a: 93), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

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