Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson, 1899
blueberry gall midge
The larvae live in the flowers and slightly in-folded young leaves, causing them to die entirely or partially. Larvae are gregarious, hyaline at first, then yellow, finally orange.
Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous
Vaccinium ashei, corymbosum, macrocarpon.
Pest insect, originating from North Amerca, that appeared in several European countries in the first years of the current century.
Dernisky, Evans, Liburd & Mackenzie (2005), Plažanin, Gotlin Čuljak & Juran (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 292).