Rabdophaga terminalis (Löw, 1850)

on Salix

Rabdophaga terminalis: gall on Salix alba

Salix alba, Belgium, prov. West Flanders, Kortrijk, Kleiputten ‘t Hoge Kortrijk © Stéphane Claerebout

Rabdophaga terminalis: larvae

opened gall with larvae

Rabdophaga terminalis gall

Salix alba, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

opened gall; the larvae are orange in colour

Rabdophaga terminalis: gall on Salix x fragilis

Salix x fragilis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Jambes © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Rabdophaga terminalis or inquiline: larvae

the larvae are white; they may be still young, but more probably they belong to an inquiline species

synonyms

Dasineura terminalis.

gall

Larvae orange to reddish, gregarious, in two or more generations per year. Part of the larvae pupate within the mine, another part in the soil.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba & subsp. caerulea & var. vitellina, babylonica, caesia, excelsa, x fragilis, hastata, pentandra, purpurea, repens, triandra, viminalis.

synonyms

Cecidomyia, Dasineura, Perrisia, terminalis; Rabdophaga saligna (Hardy, 1950).

Gagné & Jaschhof list R. iteophila (Loew, 1850) as a valid species, according to Barnes its larvae would live in the terminal buds of Salix alba. This is contradicted by Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer who, based on the work by Stelter, consider iteophila a synonym of terminalis.

inquilines

Macrolabis saliceti, Rabdophaga strobilina.

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2002h, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Cilbircioğlu & Ünal (2009a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1908a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Kieffer (1891a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b, 2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Mirumian (2011a), Pârvu (2005a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá, Karimpour, Sadeghi ao (2014a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a,b, 2002a, 2005c, 2006a, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a,b, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén & Lövgren (1995a), Tomasi (2014a), Unal & Akkuzu (2009a).

mod 4.viii.2018