Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura holosteae

Dasineura holosteae (Kieffer, 1909)

on Stellaria


fruit gall. The capsule is swollen, at the same time shorter than usual; inside one white, 2-3 mm long larva. Spatula of the larve yellow, its apical part divided by an acute incision in two lobes that are longer than wide.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stellaria holostea.


Perrisia holosteae.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 272), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 7.x.2021