Dasineura pulsatillae (Kieffer, 1894)

on Pulsatilla

Dasineura pulsatillae: larvae in fruits of Pulsatilla pratensis

Pulsatilla pratensis, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Dasineura pulsatillae: larvae in fruits of Pulsatilla pratensis

detail

gall

The fruits are swollen and abnormally hairy; the long process is contorted and unfolds abnormally. Pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Pulsatilla montana, pratensis, vernalis, vulgaris.

references

Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauhpin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Sylvén (1983a).

mod 19.vi.2018