Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chaitophorus parvus

Chaitophorus parvus Hille Ris Lambers, 1935

on Salix


Apterae 1-2 mm, black with pale legs and antennae. Living at the underside of the leaves, attended by ants.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix repens & subsp. rosmarinifolia.

In Spain on S. purpurea. A reference to Salix viminalis by Blackman & Eastop possibly is based on an occasional observation.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1982a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a). Nieto Nafría & Tizado (1993a), Szelegiewicz (1961a), Wieczorek & Osiadacz (2007a).

Last modified 30.i.2019