Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rabdophaga repenticornua

Rabdophaga repenticornua Bland, 2001

Diptera, Cecidomyiidae

on Salix

gall

Axillary bud enlarge, up to 13 mm long, shaped as slender, weakly bent horn, eventually with a slit-like opening at the tip. Larva solitary, orange. Probably development takes two years.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix repens.

references

Bland (2001b), Gagné (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

24/04/2013

Last modified 28.vi.2017