Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura leucapsis

Euura leucapsis (Tischbein, 1846)

on Salix

Euura leucapsis: gall on Salix cinerea

Salix cinerea, Mierlo, Wolfsven © Arnold Grosscurt

Euura leucapsis: gall om Salix aurita

Salix aurita, Westervelde, de Slokkert © Ben van As


leaf margin, generally at both sides, rolled downwards; at the same time the leaf is twisted lengthwise.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix aurita, cinerea.


Third abdominal segment with 4 dorsal annulets, 1-3 with setae. Suranal plate with widely separated large, dark, pseudocerci. Segments 9 and 10 dorsally with large dark spots.


Phyllocolpa, Pontania leucapsis, leucaspis; Phyllocolpa alienata (Förster, 1854); Pontania, Phyllocolpa, coriacea (Benson, 1953); Phyllocolpa rolleri Liston, 2005.


Member of the Euura oblita species group.


Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Beneš (2015a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Coulianos & Karlsson (2014a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Haris (2009a, 2012a), Kopelke (1999a, 2007a,b,c), Kopelke & Amendt (2002a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Liston (2011a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Liston, Knight, Heibo, ao (2012a), Macek (2012c), Mol (2013a), Roller, Beneš, Blank ao (2006a), Roskam (2009a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schedl (2003a), Sylvén (1960a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a), Tomasi (2014a), Vikberg (1970a), Zinovjev & Vikberg (1998a).

Last modified 29.iv.2020