Dasineura violahirtae Stelter, 1982

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Viola

Dasineura violahirtae: galled leaf of Viola hirta

Viola hirta, Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Dourbes, RN “Montagne-aux-Buis”; © Stéphane Claerebout

Dasineura violahirtae: galled leaf of Viola hirta

another leaf

Dasineura violahirtae: larvae

larvae

gall

The young leaves are rolled in upwards, often at both sides, somewat swollen, fleshy, and often strongly hairy. Larvae gregarious, orange to orange red. Univoltine, pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Violaceae, narrowly monophagous

Viola hirta.

references

Béguinot (2006b), Bruun (2015a), Bruun & Skuhravá (2011a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Stelter (1982a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

01/09/2016

mod 28.vi.2017