Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Paranthrene diaphana

Paranthrene diaphana von Dalla Torre & Strand, 1925

on Populus, Salix


The larvae develop in tumors of the branches, also of one year old seedlings.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus alba; Salix alba, caprea.


The larva lives for one or two years.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Bella, Bartsch & Laštůvka (2017a), Georgiev (2015a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2001a).

Last modified 25.ix.2018