Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura tetensi

Dasineura tetensi (Rübsaamen, 1892)

on Ribes

Dasineura tetensi: gall on Ribes uva-crispa

Ribes uva-crispa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Philippeville (Agimont); © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura tetensi: gall on Ribes uva-crispa

underside of the leaf


The young leaves are crumpled, often strongly hairly; between the folds a number of larvae: white when young, yellowish or orange later. Three or four generations per year, pupation in the ground.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monofaag

Ribes nigrum, uva-crispa.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, tetensi; Dasineura, Perrisia, ribicola Kieffer, 1909? Based on breeding experiments, Buhr believes that tetensi only lives on R. nigrum, while ribicola, as an independent species, is limited to R. uva-crispa. However, Gagné (2010a) considers the two synonymous.


Barnes (1948b), Béguinot (2000b, 2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a[“tetensis”]), Kieffer (1909a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (211a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1892a, 1912f), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá (1989a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1997a, 1999a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 20.xi.2019