Dasineura rosae

    Alternative names
    Dasineura rosarum and Cecidomyia rosarum and Wachtliella rosarum.

    The larvae of the midge Dasineura rosae causes galls on the leaves of various rose (Rosa) species. The leaflet is folded upwards along the main vein, thickened and pod like. This fold contains many larvae.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall


    Where the host species occur.

    When to see it

    Galls visible in summer and early autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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