Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Euura weiffenbachiella

Euura weiffenbachiella Liston & Vikberg, 2017

on Salix

Euura weiffenbachiella galls on Salix repens

Salix repens, Denmark, Præstø © Jens Søgaard Hansen

Euura weiffenbachii: old galls on Salix repens

Salix repens © Roelof Jan Koops: winter aspect


weak swelling of a young shoot, up to 1.5 cm long, with smooth bark that my have turned red. The gall is unilocular, larva solitary. Pupation probably in the gall, univoltine.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix repens & subsp. rosmarinifolia.


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


Euura weiffenbachii Ermolenko, 1988 nec (Lindqvist, 1958).


Member of the Euura amerinae species group.


Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Beneš (2014a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a, “E. atra”), Koops (2013a), Kopelke (1999a, 2006a), Liston (2003a, 2006a), Liston, Heibo, Prous ao (2017a), Liston, Knight, Heibo, ao (2012a), Mol (2013a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 28.iv.2020