Melanapion minimum (Herbst, 1797)

on Salix

gall

inquilines in leaf galls of various gall midges and sawflies, like Iteomyia capreae (Dieckmann). Kopelke (1985a) in particular mentions Euura viminalis.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, x fragilis, pentandra, purpurea, repens.

synonyms

Apion minimum.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Houard (1908a), Kopelke (1985a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 22.iv.2019