Eupontania viminalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae

on Salix

Pontania viminalis galls

Salix purpurea, Kekerdom

Pontania viminalis gall, upperside

Salix viminalis, Amsterdamse Waterleiding- duinen; upperside of the leaf

Pontania viminalis gall

underside

Pontania viminalis gall

transverse section

Pontania viminalis gall

tunnels have been eaten within the wall, probably by an inquiline

Pontania viminalis gall

the inner wall is lined with papillate cells; the frass grains are rust-coloured

Pontania viminalis larva

larva within the gall

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix purpurea.

synonyms

Pontania viminalis.

inquilines

as inquilines, but often also as predators, several weevils live in the galls: >Melanapion mininum, Archarias crux, and A. salicivorus, as well as the chalcid Eurytoma aciculata. See also the tortricid Gypsonoma dealbana..

references

Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Béguinot (2002e,h, 2003a, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Beneš (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Flügel (2016a), Haris (2009a), Hellrigl (2004b), Kollár (2011a), Kopelke (1985a), Kopelke & Amendt (2002a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Liston (2006a), Mol (2013a), Nieves Aldrey (1998a), Perović, Merdić & Perović (2006a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Vikberg (1970a), Vikberg & Zinovjev (2006a), Zinovjev (1994a).

12/03/2017

pub 12.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017