Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura myrsinifoliae

Euura myrsinifoliae Kopelke, 2001

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. Univoltine, hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix myrsinifolia, phylicifolia.

larva

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

synonyms

Euura myrsinifoliae Kopelke, 2001; Euura salicisphylicifoliae Kopelke, 2014.

note

Member of the Euura amerinae species group.

references

Kopelke (2001a), Liston (2003), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020