Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura zimmermanni

Dasineura zimmermanni (Tavares, 1901)

on Erica

Dasineura zimmermanni: galls on Erica arborea

Erica arborea, galls (from Houard, 1909a)


The terminal bud is modified into a small gall. Larva red, solitary.


Perrisia zimmermanni.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Erica arborea, multiflora.

The reference to Santolina chamaecyparissus by Blanes-Dalmau ao must be a mistake.


Perrisia zimmeranni.


Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2004a, 2007a), Skuhravá, Blasco–Zumeta & Pujade–Villar (2002a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 99), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 18.ix.2021