Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura ruebsaameni

Dasineura ruebsaameni (Kieffer, 1909)

on Carpinus, ? Ostrya

Dasineura ruebsaameni: gall on Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus, Belgium, Viroinval, Dourbes, RN Montagne-aux-Buis, leg. Jenny Peetermans © Sébstien Claerebout

Dasineura ruebsaameni: gall on Carpinus betulus

underside of the leaf


Lenticular galls in the leaf blade, c. 5 mm across and 1 mm thick, protruding at either side. Larva solitary, yellow, leaves the mine for pupation by making a small exit hole in the underside of the gall.


Betulaceae, oligophagous

Carpinus betulus.

according to Buhr probably also Ostrya carpinifolia.


Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Kieffer (1909a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b, 2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a,b, 1999a,b, 2021a: 71), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a).

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