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.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium fragiferum, hybridum, pratense, repens.

notes

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

references

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

26/08/2015

mod 20.xi.2017