Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ellescus bipunctatus

Ellescus bipunctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

on sallow

parasite

Larvae develop in the female catkins, most probably within the fruits; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, x fragilis, gmelinii, myrsinifolia, pentandra, repens subsp. rosmarinifolia, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1988a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 23.ix.2020