Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura spiraeae

Dasineura spiraeae (Loiselle, 1912)

on Filipendula


The flowers are galled and coloured red, but (contrary to the flower galls of D. engstfeldi) not abnormally hairy. The larva is red, pupates in the gall.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Filipendula ulmaria.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2012a), Roskam (2019a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 110), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a).

Last modified 19.ix.2021