Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rabdophaga jaapi

Rabdophaga jaapi Rübsaamen, 1916

on Salix

Rabdophaga jaapi: galls on Salix repens

Salix repens (from Rübsaamen, 1916a).

Rabdophaga jaapi: gall on Salix repens

Salix repens, France, dép Nord, Zuydcote, 6.vii.2019 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Rabdophaga jaapi: gall on Salix repens

pupa in opened gall

Rabdophaga jaapi: gall on Salix repens

Salix repens subsp. repens, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Rabdophaga jaapi: larva on Salix repens

young larva in its gall


Rosette or enlarged bud of small, thickened leaves at the end of a branch, often silvery hairy. One, reddish-yellow larva in the gall chamber. Univoltine, hibernation and pupation in the gal.


Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix repens.


Rabdophaga jaapi: spatula

spatula (from Rübsaamen, 191a)

Rabdophaga jaapi: spatula

prosternum with spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)


Dasineura repentis Skuhravá, 1986.


Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1965a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a, 2021a: 251), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 5.x.2021