Euphranta toxoneura (Loew, 1846)

on Salix

gall

The larva lives in a gall of Euura bridgmanii or proxima. The host larva is killed and emptied; the inquiline then feeds on the interior of the gall. The full grown larva leaves the gall and pupates in the soil.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix.

synonyms

Rhacochlaena toxoneura.

references

Baugnée (2006a), Kopelke (1984a, 2005b), Smit (2010a), White (1988a).

mod 22.xi.2017