Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura ranunculi

Dasineura ranunculi (Bremi, 1847)

on Ranunculus

Dasineura ranunculi gall

Ranunculus acris, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Dasineura ranunculi larvae

opened gall with larvae

Dasineura ranunculi, gall on Ranunculus lanuginosus

Ranunculus lanuginosus, Poland, Bialowiezaa © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Dasineura ranunculi: imago

imago, Germany, Saarland, Bexbach © Volker Fäßler

Dasineura ranunculi: pupae in cocoons

two pupae in their cocoon


Two generations per year. Part of the larvae pupate within the gall, in a white cocoon, another part in the soil.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris, bulbosus, lanuginosus, polyanthemos & subsp. nemorosus, repens, sardous.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, ranunculi.


Béguinot (2007b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1891a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Schneider (2016a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2005c, 2006a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), 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), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 20.xi.2019