Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura virgaeaureae

Dasineura virgaeaureae (Liebel, 1889)

on Solidago


Leaves with their margin rolled upwards; especially the apical leaves are infected, that then bunch together. Also the capitula may be galled: they are inflated, and remain closed. Larvae gregarious, pale yellow – orange. Univoltine, hibernation and puparion in the soil.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Solidago virgaurea & subsp. minuta.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, virgaureae.


Béguinot (2002e, 2003a, 2006a), Bruun (2015a), Bruun, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1909a [“virgae-aureae”]), Kieffer (1891a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 1999b, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

Last modified 21.vii.2018