Dasineura serotina (Winnertz, 1853)

on Hypericum

Dasineura serotina: gall on Hypericum

Hypericum spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes, Tienne Breumont © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura serotina: larva


Dasineura serotina gall

Hypericum perforatum, Tilburg, de Kaaistoep; gall, formed out of the terminal bud of a stem

Dasineura serotina larva

the hyaline larva is surprisingly small in relation to its gall

Dasineura serotina larva


Dasineura serotina gall

Hypericum perforatum, Reusel; this bud gall is unusually stout, but nevertheless has been identified as D. serotina because of the full grown, white, larvae it contained.


Larvae white, 2-15 per gall. Hibernation as larva in the soil.


Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum hirsutum, humifusum, linarifolium, maculatum, montanum, perforatum & subsp. veronense, pulchrum, tetrapterum.


Perrisia serotina.


Beguinot (2002e,h, 2003a, 2006c), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Flügel (2016a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1996a, 2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999b, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Sylvén (1983a), Tomasi (2012a).

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