Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura papaveris

Dasineura papaveris (Winnertz, 1853)

on Papaver


The fruits look normal, but once opened show clearly swollen septa; between the septa a number of red or yellow larva or their pupae. Bivoltine. For oviposition use is made of the bore holes made by the weevil Neoglocianus maculaalba; it is not clear whether this is an obligate dependence.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver argemone, dubium, fugax, rhoeas, somniferum.


Perrisia papaveris.

parasitoids, predators

Lestodiplosis callida; Pseudotorymus papaveris.


Béguinot (2001c), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Gagné (2010a), Gerson & Harpaz (1968a), Haarder, Bruun, Harris & Skuhravá (2016a), Houard (1908a), Mifsud (2011a), Mirumian (2011a), Quesada-Moraga, Goerlich-López, Marín & Santiago-Álvarez (1998a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez & Askew (2007a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994b, 1997b, 1999a, 2002a, 2004b, 2005c, 2008a, 2010a, 2011a, 2021a: 174), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tavares (1905a).

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