Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrolabis luceti

Macrolabis luceti Kieffer, 1899

on Rosa

Macrolabis luceti: larvae in gall of Dasineura rosae

Rosa canina, Belgium, prov. Namur, Virelles © Sébastien Carbonnelle: white larvae, among the orange-yellow larvae of Dasineura rosae

Macrolabis luceti: larvae

Rosa spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin, RN du Chamousias © Stéphane Claerebout


inquiline of Dasineura rosae. Larva white. Bivoltine, pupation in the ground.


Rosacea, monophagous

Rosa spp.


Gagné (2010a) considered M. rhodophila (Hardy 1850) a synonym of luceti, and thereby as the valid, because elder, name. Later he changed his opinion and now considers rhodophila as impossible to interpret (Gagné & Jaschhof, 2014a).


Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Flügel (2016a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá Skuhravý (2000a, 2004a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2005c, 2007a, 2010a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1983a).

Last modified 2.v.2018