Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rabdophaga gemmicolata

Rabdophaga gemmicolata Gagné, 2004

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Salix

gall

Young leaf buds are enlarged, darkened, and swollen at their base. Larva orange, solitary. Hibernation and pupation internal; the adult leaves the gall through an opening at its base.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix triandra.

references

Gagné (2010a), Mirumian (2011a).

09/12/2013

Last modified 28.vi.2017