Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura lappo

Euura lappo Malaise, 1920

on Salix

gall

the catkin-buds are 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 gall.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix lapponum.

larva

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

note

Member of the Euura amerinae species group.

references

BeneŇ° (2014a), Kopelke (1999a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020