Euura purpureae (Cameron, 1884)

on Salix

Tubpontania purpureae: gall on Salix purpurea

Salix purpurea, Naaldwijk © Jan Scheffers

Tubpontania purpureae: larva

larva

gall

leaf margin, generally at both sides, rolled downwards; at the same time the leaf is twisted lengthwise. Older larvae live free, feeding externally on the gall.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix purpurea.

larva

Third abdominal segment with 4 dorsal annulets; 1–3 with setae. Suranal plate with pseudocerci. Anal segment dorsally without black spots.

synonyms

Phyllocolpa, Pontania, Tubpontania, purpureae.

note

Member of the Euura anomaloptera species group.

references

Beneš (2015a), Benson (1961a), Buhr (1965a), Kopelke (2007c), Mol (2013a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2006a), Roller, Beneš, Blank ao (2006a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Roskam (2009a), Vikberg (2010a), Zinovjev & Vikberg (1998a, 1999a).

mod 10.xii.2019