Cydia servillana (Duponchel, 1836)

sallow-shoot piercer

on Salix

Cydia servillana gall

Salix cf. cinerea, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Hensies © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Cydia servillana gall

opened gall

Cydia servillana larva


Cydia servillana: opened gall

Salix caprea, België, prov. Hainaut, Virelles © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Cydia servillana: larva


Cydia servillana: old gall on Salix elaeagnos

Salix elaeagnos, Germany, Bavaria, Pfronten, Ahornbach (850 m): old, vacated gall and, unsharp in the foreground, a fresh one © Arnold Grosscurt


pupation in the gall.


Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, repens.

Hancock & Bland mention only S. aurita, cinerea.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Roskam (2009a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 12.ii.2018