Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura lamiicola

Dasineura lamiicola (Mik, 1888)

on Lamium

Dasineura lamiicola: galls on Lamium maculatum

Lamium maculatum (from Mik, 1888a)


A white, hairy globule, the size of a pea, in a leaf axil, at the end of a stem or, mostly, the end of a stolon. Larvae white, gregarious; pupation in the gall.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Lamium album, maculatum, purpureum.

larva and pupa

Dasineura lamiicola: spatula, pupa

spatula and pupa (from Mik, 1888a)


Cecidomyia lamiicola. Rübsaamen (1917a) argues that lamiicola is a synonym of Dasineura galeobdolontis, now strumosa.


Béguinot (2006a), Bellmann (2012a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Mik (1888a), Rübsaamen (1917a), kuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 146), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravý (1997a).

Last modified 5.iv.2023