Temnocerus tomentosus (Gyllenhal, 1839)
on (Alnus, Populus), Salix
Biology as in T. nanus, with the difference that the female, after having deposited an egg, completely cuts off the top ± 12 mm of the shoot, that falls to the ground and starts to rot.
Betulaceae, Salicaceae, restricted polyphagous
Salix caprea, viminalis.
Univoltine; hibernation as larva, in the soil.
distribution within Europe
Dieckmann(1974a), Papi (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).