Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acalyptus carpini

Acalyptus carpini (Fabricius, 1792)

on sallow, willow


The larvae develop in the female inflorescence; according to Morris when they still are in the bud stage. Dieckmann writes that they feed on the axis of the catkin. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, caprea, cinerea, elaeagnos, x fragilis, purpurea, repens, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Anderson (1997a), Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Dieckmann (1988a), Morris (1982a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sprick, Schmidt & Gärtner (2013a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 18.x.2020