Euura aquilonis (Benson, 1941)

on Salix

gall

large, elliptic, thin-walled gall that protrudes equally at either side of the leaf. The colour is green or red, the surface smooth and shining. Univoltine.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix herbacea, polaris.

larva

Abdominal segments 1-8 with 4 dorsal annulets. Suranal plate with minute pseudocerci, very close to one another. Body without black spots.

synonyms

Eupontania, Pontania, aquionis; Pontania algida Benson, 1941.

note

Member of the Euura viminalis species group.

references

Kopelke (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Vikberg (2003a), Vikberg & Zinovjev (2006a).

mod 9.ix.2017