Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella alpina

Jaapiella alpina (Löw, 1885)

on Silene


artichoke gall at the end of a stem: internodia there shortened, leaves thickenend, broadened, shortened. Larvae gregarious, rose red. Pupation in the ground, probably univoltine.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene acaulis.


Perrisia alpina.


Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 2010a, 2021a: 223), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Spungis (2003a).

Last modified 7.x.2021