Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura leucosticta

Euura leucosticta (Hartig, 1837)

on Salix

Euura leucosticta: galls on Salix aurita

Salix aurita, Middelrode, Engelenstede © Ad Mol

Euura leucosticta: larva


Euura leucosticta: gall on Salix caprea

Salix caprea, Zelhem; © Arnold Grosscurt; det. Ad Mol

Euura leucosticta: larva



leaf margin, generally at one side only, gently folded, creating a space between the undersides. The leaf is not lengthwise twisted.


Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea & subsp. olefolia.


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, leucosticta; Phyllocolpa erythropyga (Förster, 1854).


Member of the Euura oblita species group.


Abras, Fassotte, Chandelier & Cavelier (2008a), Beneš (2015a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Haris (2009a, 2012a), Kopelke (1999a, 2007a,c), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Liston ao (2012a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Macek (2012c), Mol (2013a), Roskam (2009a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schedl (2003a), Tomasi (2014a), Wahlgren (1963b).

Last modified 21.iv.2020