Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella viscariae

Jaapiella viscariae (Kieffer, 1886)

on Silene


The youngest two or four leaves of a shoot densely wrapped together, their bases somewhat thickened and discoloured. Larva red, pupation in the soil. Probably univoltine.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene viscaria.


Cecidomyia, Perrisia, viscariae.


Buhr (1965a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1891a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2010a, 2021a: 265), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a).

Last modified 7.x.2021