Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura pavida

Euura pavida (Audinet-Serville, 1823)

lesser willow sawfly

on Populus, Salix

Euura pavida: larva on Salix cf. caprea

Salix cf. caprea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Nismes, RN Sous Saint-Roch, 13.x.2007 © Stéphane Claerebout

Euura pavida: larva on Salix cf. caprea

lateral

Euura pavida larvae

Salix cf caprea, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Lummen, Laambeekvallei-West, 29.vii.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: larvae

Euura pavida: oviposition site

most of the leaf has been eaten, save the venation and the spot of the oviposition

Euura pavida: feeding damage

another leaf, same pattern

Euura pavida: oviposition site

detail, oviposition spot

parasite

Larvae free on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus nigra, tremula; Salix alba, aurita, caprea, x fragilis, purpurea, x smithiana, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Hypolaepus, Nematus, pavidus; Pteronidea pavida.

references

Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Chevin, Savina & Garrin (2015a), Hoop (1983a), Mack (2012c), Perny & Steyrer (2009a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schedl (2003a), Stritt (1952a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 2.iii.2021