Dasineura genistarum (Kieffer, 1909)

on Genista

Dasineura genistarum: gall on Genista pilosa

Genista pilosa, France, Jura, Charchilla © Bertrand Cotte

Dasineura genistarum: gall on Genista pilosa

detail

Dasineura genistarum: galled leaflet

galled leaflet

Dasineura genistarum: larva

larva

gall

Leaflet hypertrophied, looks like a pod. Larva solitary; pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Fabaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Genista pilosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Perrisia genistarum.

references

Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a).

mod 30.iv.2018