Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura femoralis

Euura femoralis (Cameron, 1876)

on Salix

gall

larvae solitary in oval to roundish leaf galls that usually sit pairwise at either side of the midrib, almost always touching each other. They protrude somewhat at the upperside, not at all at the underside. They are dark purple to very dark pink above, green below. Univoltine.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix phylicifolia.

larva

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

synonyms

Pontania femoralis.

note

Member of the Euura dolichura species group.

references

Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1908a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Vikberg & Malinen (2012a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020