Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Myndus musivus

Myndus musivus (Germar, 1825)

on Salix


Larvae at the roots; adults free on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix triaandra, viminalis.

Only in river bank vegetations.


Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


de Haas & den Bieman (2018a), Kunz & Holzinger (2018a), Mühlethaler, Holzinger, Nickel & Wachmann (2018a), Nickel & Remane (2002a), Trivellone (2010a).

Last modified 31.xii.2020