Dasineura geisenheyneri (Kieffer, 1904)

on Hippocrepis

Dasineura geisenheyneri: galled flower of Hippocrepis comosa

Hippocrepis comosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Dasineura geisenheyneri: galling flowers of Hippocrepis comosa

a single galled flower

gall

The flower buds are swollen, dirty green in colour, and remain closed. Larva red; pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Hippocrepis comosa.

synonyms

Perrisia geisenheyneri.

references

Béguinot (2006b), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 1.vii.2018