Cladius grandis (Serville, 1823)
on Populus, Salix
Populus tremula, Belgium, prov Namur, Viroinval, Pétigny, Oignies, Trou du Diable 5.viii.2014 © Stéphane Claerebout: oviposition scars on the petiole
oviposition scars in a row on the petiole. The youngest larvae graze the underside of the distal part of the leaf. The later larvae, consume the complete tissue, likely working from the tip of the leaf towards the base. Generally they eat as a group, shoulder to shoulder.
Trichiocampa, Trichiocampus grandis; T. viminalis (Fallén, 1808).
Buhr (1965a), Chevin (1987a), Halstead (2006a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a, Schedl (1976a), Stritt (1952a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Tiberghien (2007a).