Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dorytomus villosulus

Dorytomus villosulus (Gyllenhal, 1836)

on Populus


Probably the larvae bore in the catkins, pupate ultimately in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, nigra.

That the species would live also on Salix is not repeated by later authors.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Dieckmann (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Stef─ânescu (2009a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 24.ix.2020