Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura rufescens

Dasineura rufescens (de Stefani, 1898)

on Phillyrea

Dasineura rufescens: galls on Phillyrea spec.

Phillyrea spec., galls (from Houard, 1909a)


Multilocular, globular or fusiform swellings of a young branch; each chamber with one, initially white, later yellowish larva. Univoltine, hibernation in the gall.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Phillyrea angustifolia, latifolia.


Perrisia rufescens.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901c), Sánchez (2016a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997b, 1994a, 2004a, 2008a, 2021a: 178), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 28.ix.2021