Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella moraviae

Jaapiella moraviae (Wachtl, 1883)

on Silene

Jaapiella moraviae: galls on Silene viscaria

Silene viscaria (from Wachtl, 1886b)


Flower buds galled, remaining closed. Inside 4-8 yellowish-red larvae. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene viscaria.


Cecidomyia, Dasineura, Perrisia, moraviae.


Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1891a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Houard (1908a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 160), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Wachtl (1886b).

Last modified 26.ix.2021