Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ellescus infirmus

Ellescus infirmus (Herbst, 1795)

on sallow, willow

parasite

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

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, caprea, pentandra, purpurea, triandra, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

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

Last modified 23.ix.2020