Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Egle parva

Egle parva Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

on Salix

Egle parva: "case" on Salix caprea catkin

larva in a cover made out of pappus on a female catkin of Salix cinerea; from Dušek


The larvae feed on the fruits in the female catkins.


Salicaceae, monofaag

Salix caprea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, puparium

described and illustrated by Dušek>:

Egle parva; cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva

cephalic skeleton of the 3rd instar larva

Egle parva: puparium



Dušek (1970a).

Last modified 14.iv.2018