Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura hastatae

Euura hastatae Malaise, 1920

on Salix


the catkin-buds are clearly swollen and unusually firm. For the oviposition the wasp’s ovipositor has pierced through the base of petiole, often leaving a clear scar. Inside a single sawfly caterpillar. Often several buds of the same shoot are galled. Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix hastata.


Third abdominal segment with 3 dorsal annulets. Suranal plate without pseudocerci.


Member of the Euura amerinae species group.


BeneŇ° (2014a), Kopelke (1999a, 2001a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Roller, BeneŇ°, Blank ao (2006a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020