Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lasioptera francoisi

Lasioptera francoisi (Kieffer, 1901)

on Achillea


Inconspicuous slender, spindle-shaped swelling of the petiole or midrib, sometimes reddened, often several per leaf. One or more larvae, sulphur yellow or red.


Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Achillea millefolium.


Dasineura, Perrisia, francoisi; Lasioptera, Prolasioptera, niveocincta Kieffer, 1904.


Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901b). Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2019a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 25), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 7.ix.2021