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

mod 28.vi.2017