Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella floriperda

Jaapiella floriperda (Löw, 1888)

on Silene

Jaapiella floriperda galls

Silene vulgaris var. humilis, Belgium, prov. Liège, Angleur, Ourthe; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Jaapiella floriperda larvae

Young larvae


The full grown larvae are yellowish or red; they cannot jump; up to 4o in a gall. At least two generations; hibernation and pupation in the soil.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene italica, vulgaris & subsp. glareosa, wolgensis.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, floriperda.


Jaapiella inflatae.


Béguinot (2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Löw (1888a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a,b, 2002a, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2021a: 265), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 7.x.2021