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

mod 28.vi.2017