Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura schulzei

Dasineura schulzei Rübsaamen, 1917

on Euphorbia

Dasineura schulzei: gall on Euphorbia palustris

Euphorbia palustris, Sweden, Gothenburg © Johan Ennerfelt

Dasineura schulzei: gall on Euphorbia palustris

Opened gall with pupa; the inner leaves of the gall have died off!


End of the vegetative stem with a relatively loose, 3 cm long tuft of erect leaves. Larva pale orange-red, gregarious; pupation in a cocoon, either in the ground or in the gall; several generations.


Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia agraria, amygdaloides, helioscopia, lucida, palustris, seguieriana.


Buhr (1964b), Gagné (1990a, 2010a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999a,b, 2021a: 104), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 19.ix.2021