Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura acutifoliae

Euura acutifoliae (Zinovjev, 1985)

on Salix

Euura acutifoliae: gall on Salix daphnoides

Salix daphnoides, Noord-Brabant, Werkendam © Tineke Cramer; uit Mol (2013a)

Eupontania acutifoliae gall

Salix daphnoides, France, Rhône-Alpes, Haute-Savoie, Les Contamines, 1200 m © Arnold Grosscurt

Pontania viminalis gall

upperside of the leaf


Globular, up to 16 mm, rather thick-walled gall, narrowly attached to the underside of the leaf blade. The gall is cherry red, somewhat oblong, surface with a few small tubercles. Univoltine.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix daphnoides & subsp. acutifolia.


Eupontania, Pontania acutifoliae; Eupontania acutifoliae daphnoides Zinovjev, 1993; Eupontania acutifoliae baltica Vikberg & Zinovjev 2006.


Member of the Euura viminalis species group.


Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Béguinot (2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Beneš (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004b), Kopelke (1999a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Liston (2006a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Mol (2013a), Vikberg & Zinovjev (2006a), Zinovjev (1993b).

Last modified 19.iv.2020