Euura vesicator (Bremi-Wolf, 1849)

on Salix

Euura vesicator: gall on Salix purpurea

Salix purpurea, Noord-Brabant, Werkendam © Tineke Cramer; from Mol (2013a)

Euura vesicator gall on Salix purpurea

Salix purpurea, Oostvoorne

Euura vesicator gall opened

gall, opened

Euura vesicator larva

larva

parasiet

Gall smooth and shining, about equally protruding above and below. Up to four galls per leaf. Bivoltine.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix purpurea.

larva

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

synonyms

Euura, Pontania, vesicator.

inquilines

as inquilines, but often also as predators, several weevils live in the galls: Archarias crux and A. salicivorus, as well as the chalcid Eurytoma aciculata. See also the totrticid Gypsonoma dealbana

note

Member of the Euura viminalis species group.

references

Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Béguinot (2002e, 2006c, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Beneš (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004b), Houard (1908a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Kollár (2011a), Kopelke (1985a, 1999a), Kopelke & Amendt (2002a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Liston (2006a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Mol (2013a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Vikberg & Zinovjev (2006a).

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