Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura turionum

Dasineura turionum (Kieffer & Trotter, 1904)

on Asparagus


The phyllodia at the tip of a still very young shoot are swollen and deformed, and enclose several red larvae. Als the stem itself may be swollen and contorted, while a larve is lying behind each of the phyllodia. Bivoltine, pupation in the soil.


Asparagaceae, monophagous

Asparagus acutifolius, aphyllus.


Perrisia turionum.


Barnes (1946a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2002a, 2004a,b, 2008a, 2009b, 2011a, 2016a, 2021a: 41), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 23.iv.2024