Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adela cuprella

Adela cuprella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

early long-horn

on Salix


The young larvae bore in the female catkins. Later the live in a case among the litter.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix borealis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1983a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2010a), Kurz (2016a).

Last modified 16.i.2020