Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura potentillae

Dasineura potentillae (Wachtl, 1885)

on Potentilla

Dasineura potentillae: galls on Potentilla argentea

Potentilla argentea (from Wachtl, 1885a)


The flower buds are swollen, strongly velvety, and do not open. At the same time the calyxes are enlarged and the peduncles strongly shortened, effectively compacting the inflorescence. In the gall numerous orange-yellow to red larve, that eventually pupate in the soil.


Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Potentilla argentea, inclinata.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, potentillae.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Wachtl (1885a).

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