Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura gentneri

Dasineura gentneri Pritchard, 1953

on Trifolium

gall

The larvae develop in the already open flowers, at the expense of the ovary. Mature larvae yellowish, anteriorly pink. Two or three generations per year. Pupation in the ground in a spun cocoon.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium fragiferum, hybridum, pratense, repens.

larva

Dasineura gentneri

spatula (from Nijveldt, 1963a)

notes

Originally described from North America, but since found in many European countries.

references

Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Mirumian (2011a), Nijveldt (1963a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 25.xi.2020