Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura bridgmanii

Euura bridgmanii (Cameron, 1883)

on Salix

Euura bridgmanii: gall on Salix cinerea

Salix cinerea, Rheeze © Arnold Grosscurt

Euura bridgmanii: gall on Salix cinerea


EuuraEuura bridgmanii: gall on Salix caprea

Salix caprea, Biddinghuizen, Spijk- en Bremerbergbos © Hans Jonkman: the underside of the gall can be strongly hairy

Euura bridgmanii: galls on Salix atrocinerea

Salix atrocinerea (= S. cinerea subsp. oleifolia), France, Brittany, Dinard, Bois Joli © Patrick Le Mao

Euura bridgmanii gall

Salix cinerea, Oostvoorne

Euura bridgmanii gall

same gall, cut open

Euura bridgmanii larva



Generally several, bean-shaped gall on a leaf, usually not touching the midrib. The gall is smooth or more or less pubescent, the colour is only rarely reddish. The wall is hard and thick, but is almost entirely consumed by the developing larva. Generally bivoltne.


Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea & subsp. oleifolia, appendiculata, foetida, hastata, phylicifolia, silesiaca, starkeana, waldsteiniana.


Third abdominal segment with 4 dorsal annulets. Suranal plate with widely spaced pseudocerci.


Pontania bridgmanii; Pontania obscura Kopelke 2005; Euura abdita Kopelke, 2o14.


Euphranta toxoneura.

parasitoids, predators

Pteromalus dolichurus.


Member of the Euura proxima species group.


Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Askew (1985a), Béguinot (2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Beneš (2015a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Benson (1961a), Boevé, Peter, Jacobs, ao (2009a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Ecott (2012a), Koops (2013a), Kopelke (1999a, 2005a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Liston (2006a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Liston, Taeger & Blank (2006a), Macek (2012a), Mol (2013a), Nyman, Zinovjev, Vikberg & Farrell (2006a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a, 2006a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 2.v.2022