Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lasioptera berberina

Lasioptera berberina (Schrank, 1781)

on Berberis


twigs with lateral, knobby, swellings, often reddish brown, containing several chambers. Inside red larvae or pupae.

host plants

Berberidaceae, monophagous

Berberis vulgaris.


Barnes (1948b), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2020a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 50), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 13.ix.2021