Rabdophaga salicis (Schrank, 1803)

Diptera, Cecidomyidae

on Salix

Rabdophaga salicis: gall on Salix cinerea

Salix cinerea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Romedenne; leg. Sébastien Carbonelle © Gilles San Martin

Rabdophaga salicis galls

Salix cinerea, Hoek van Holland, leg Ben van As

Rabdophaga salicis gall

Salix aurita, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Bovigny, Chifontaine: old gall; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Rabdophaga salicis pupa

pupa; contrary to the similar Rabdophaga dubiosa the pupa has a spine next to the base of the antenna.

gall

A single generation per year. The solitary orange larve hibernates in the gall and pupates there in spring. The larval chamber does not contain frass.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, arbuscula, aurita, babylonica, caprea, cinerea, daphnoides, elaeagnos, excelsa, glabra, myrsinites, purpurea, repens.

larva

the mature larva is described by Nijveldt & Yukawa (1982a).

synonyms

Dasineura salicis; Rabdophaga noduli (Ruebsaamen, 1895).

inquilines

As a specialised predator lives in the galls Lestodiplosis gammae.

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2002e, 2005a, 2006a, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Cilbircioğlu & Ünal (2009a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Deckert & Deckert (2016a), Dietrich (2016a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2010a), Kollár (2011a), Kopelke & Amendt (2002a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Mirumian (2011a), Nijveldt & Yukawa (1982a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a,b, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá, Karimpour, Sadeghi ao (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a, 1999a, 2003a, 2010a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a), Unal & Akkuzu (2009a).

24/05/2017

pub 24.v.2017 · mod 18.vii.2017