Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ellescus scanicus

Ellescus scanicus (Paykull, 1792)

on poplar, ? willow


The larvae develop in the fruits, pupate in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, ? monophagous

Populus alba, nigra, tremula.

Records from Salix alba, caprea, viminalis are at best occasional, according to Dieckmann.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1988a), Knutelski (2001a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sprick, Schmidt & Gärtner (2013a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 23.ix.2020