Dasineura ericaescopariae (Dufour, 1837)

on Erica

Dasineura ericaescopariae: gall on Erica scoparia

Erica scoparia, gall (from Houard, 1909a)

Dasineura ericaescopariae: gall on Erica scoparia

Erica scoparia, Spain, Barcelona, El Brull © Jordi Montobbio

Dasineura ericaescopariae: gall on Erica scoparia

another specimen

Dasineura ericaescopariae: gall on Erica scoparia

the shoot can grow through the gall; this seems to show a start

gall

Conspicuous, large galls at the end of shoots, consisting of a large number of shortened, swollen leaves. A number of larvae together; they hibernate in the gall. Univoltine.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Erica arborea, erigena, “mediterranea”, multiflora, scoparia, vagans.

synonyms

Perrisia ericaescopariae, ericae scopariae, ericae-scopariae.

references

Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a), Skuhravá (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2008a, 2009b, 2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a)

mod 4.iii.2019