Egle spec.

on Salix

Egle spec.: swollen catkin bud of Salix repens

Salix repens, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Egle spec.: in catkin bud of Salix repens

opened gall

Egle spec.: larva

larva

gall

the larvae of the genus Egle feed on the catkins. Evidently some species start their development already in the closed, swollen, flower buds.

hostplants

Salicaceae

Myricaria; Populus; Salix.

larva

larva and puparium of Egle parva Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 are described and illustrated by Dušek.

references

Dušek (1970a), van Erkelens (2013a), Martens & Mortelmans

18/08/2015

mod 24.vii.2017