Dasineura gentianae (Kieffer, 1909)

on Gentiana?, Gentianella


The flower buds are swollen and do not open. Larvae gregarious, yellowish.

host plants

Gentianaceae, monophagous or narrowly oligophagous

Gentiana pneumonanthe; Gentianella amarella, campestris, germanica.

The identification of the material from G. pneumonanthe was not fully certain.

Sánchez & Bruun show a picture of galled flower buds of Blackstonia perfoliata, that are attributed by them to the species above; however, their identification has not been confirmed by breeding.


Perrisia gentianae.


Barnes (1948a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Roskam (2009a), Sánchez & Bruun (2018a).

mod 11.ix.2019