Dorytomus melanophthalmus (Paykull, 1792)

on Salix

parasite

Oviposition in male and female flowers buds in autumn. In the following spring the larvae bore in the catkins, then pupate in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, x fragilis, purpurea, triandra, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Behne (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1986a), Dieckmann & Herger (1985a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 29.iv.2019