Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella cucubali

Jaapiella cucubali (Kieffer, 1909)

on Silene

Jaapiella cucubali: gall on Cucubalus baccifer

Silene baccifera, France, dépt. Lot, Faycelles © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Jaapiella cucubali: opened gall

opened gall


The flower buds are swollen and white-hairy; they do not open. Inside several white larvae that in the end pupate in the ground.


Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene baccifera (= Cucubalus baccifer).


Perrisia cucubali; Perrisia cucubalina Tavares, 1919.


Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá (1989a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a) Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 30.iv.2018