Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphrophora salicina

Aphrophora salicina (Goeze, 1778)

on Salix


Eggs are deposited, often several close together, in the bark of the tip of a young shoot. Larvae, covered by froth, on young branches; often several together in the same froth mass.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix caprea, cinerea, repens.


Univoltine; hibermation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Aphrophora salicis (De Geer, 1773).


Badmin (2006a), Drake (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Metcalf & Barber (1929a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a).

Last modified 8.ix.2020