Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura kellneri

Dasineura kellneri (Henschel, 1875)

on Larix


The young cones, and also the terminal buds of the short shoots, are swollen and partly covered with brown scales and resin. Inside a large gall chamber. The larvae are solitary, orange red. They hibernate in the gall, and pupate there in early spring. Univoltine.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Larix decidua, occidentalis.


Dasineura, Perrisia, laricis (Löw, 1878).


Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), de Vere Graham Gijswijt 1998a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1908a), Kollár (2011a), Máca (2012a), Perny (2004a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (1989a, 2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2012a, 2021a: 147), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen, 2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Skuhravý (1972a).

Last modified 14.viii.2022