Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura populeti

Dasineura populeti (Rübsaamen, 1889)

on Populus

Dasineura populeti gall

Populus tremula, Belgium, prov. Liège, Flémalle-Haute © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Dasineura populeti: gall on Populus sp.

Populus sp., Rheeze © Arnold Grosscurt


rolling inwards of the leaf margin. The larvae are white and gregarious. Several generations per year; pupation in the ground.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Populus tremula.

Rarely also alba, canescens.


As is illustrated in the picture, the gall mainly occurs on strongly growing shoots with large leaves.


observed together with the carnivorous gall midge Arthrocnodax incanus.


Perrisia populeti.


Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2001c, 2002e,g,h, 2006a,c, 2007b, 2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Seidel (1957a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1992b, 1994a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a, 2012a, 2021a: 195), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), 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 & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

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