Rabdophaga albipennis (Loew, 1850)

on Salix

Rabdophaga albipennis: galls on Salix spec.

Salix spec. (from Houard, 1908a)

Rabdophaga alpinennis: gall on Salix alba

Salix alba, England, Dorset © Jenny Seawright Rabdophaga alpinennis: gall on Salix alba

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Rabdophaga alpinennis: gall on Salix alba

opened gall

gall

Weak, one-sided swelling of a young shoot, immediately under a bud. Larva solitary, orange red. Univoltine, hibernation in the gall.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix alba.

Buhr adds hesitantly S. aurita, cinerea, caprea.

larva

Rabdophaga alpinennis: spatula of larva

spatula

synonyms

Dasineura albipennis.

references

Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2003a).

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