Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura ulmaria

Dasineura ulmaria (Bremi, 1847)

on Filipendula

Dasineura ulmaria galls

Filipendula ulmaria, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Gozée, Hourpes, 27.x.2006 © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Dasineura ulmaria gall

Filipendula ulmaria, Amsterdam, Buitenveldert, 27.vii,2006: gall, upperside

Dasineura ulmaria gall


Dasineura ulmaria gall

vertical section

Dasineura ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Averbode, Vierkensbroek, 17.vii.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: leaf gall with two larvae, each in its cocoon

Dasineura ulmaria

rarely a gall is formed in a flower

Dasineura ulmaria

here too a flower is galled; the development of the adjacent, itself not galled, flower, is disturbed.

Dasineura ulmaria

opened flower gall, with a cocoon

Dasineura ulmaria

flower gal with exuvium

Dasineura ulmaria

spatula van de larve

Dasineura ulmaria

detail, with adjacent papillae

Dasineura ulmaria: galls on Filipendula ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, Rheeze, 11.viii.2012 © Arnold Grosscurt: the galls at the underside are unusually strongly hairy in this case

Dasineura ulmaria: galls on Filipendula ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, Amstelveen, Thijssepark, 4.ix.2013: sometimes the top section of the gall is irregularly shaped


Larvae pale yellow, solitary, in two or three generations per year. Pupation within the gall.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Filipendula lobata, ulmaria.

Recorded by Béguinot (2007a) from F. vulgaris.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, ulmaria.

parasitoids, predators

Torymus filipendulae, ulmariae.


Béguinot (2002d,e,g, 2005a, 2006a,c, 2007a,b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Deckert & Deckert (2016a), Flügel (2016a), de Vere Graham & Gijswijt (1998a), Groom (2011a), Hellrigl (2004b), Houard (1908a [“ulmariae“]), Kieffer (1891a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a, 1997a, 1999a,b, 2006a, 2010a, 2012a, 2021a: 109), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Sylvén (1960a, 1983a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

Last modified 9.v.2022