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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Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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