Dasineura excavans (Kieffer, 1909)

on Lonicera

gall

A white larva lies in a small depression (c. 1 mm ø) in the underside of the leaf, often in a drop of liquid. At the upperside a low dimple, surrounded by a pale zone of about 7 mm ø. Generally several galls in a leaf. Pupation in the soil, probably univoltine.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera caerulea, periclymenum, xylosteum.

synonyms

Perrisia excavans.

references

Barnes (1948a), Béguinot (2006b, 2007a, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2006a), Kieffer (1909a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 2005b,c, 2007c, 2009a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Spungis (2003a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 30.iv.2018