Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura odoratae

Dasineura odoratae Stelter, 1982

on Viola

Dasineura odoratae: galls on Viola odorata

Viola odorata, France, dép. Dordogne, Puymartin, 2.v.2019 © Arnold Grosscurt

Dasineura odoratae: galls on Viola odorata


Dasineura odoratae: gall on Viola odorata

Viola odorata, France, dép. Alpes-Maritimes, Cagnes-sur-Mer: young galled leaf, 9.xii.2012 © Pierre Gros

Dasineura odoratae: opened gall on Viola odorata

opened gall with a large number of cocoons

host plants

Violaceae, narrowly monophagous

Viola odorata.


Until the revision by Stelter (1982a), all Dasineura galls on violets were attributed to D. affinis.


Leaf margin swollen and rolled inwards. Full grown larva orange yellow.


Beguinot (2002a, 2006a,b,c), Bellmann (2012a), Birch, Brewer & Rohfritsch (1992a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Bruun (2015a), Bruun & Skuhravá (2011a), Chinery (2011a) Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Flügel (2016a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a, 2019a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 2021a: 303), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Stelter (1982a), Tomasi (2014a).

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