Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dorytomus longimanus

Dorytomus longimanus (Förster, 1771)

on Populus

Dorytomus longimanus

Haarlemmermeer, 17.v.2021 © Laurens van der Linde

Dorytomus longimanus

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the larvae bore in the male catkins, that become disfigured and drop prematurely. The larva then pupates in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, x canadensis, nigra.

The occurrence on P. balsamifera, tremula is doubtful.


Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1986a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Heijerman & van der Leij (1997a), Lechapt (2015a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 7.ix.2023