Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella salicis larva

Stigmella salicis

Stigmella salicis larva

Salix cinerea, Loon op Zand: larva dorsal

head and thorax, dorsal

Stigmella salicis larva

larva, ventral; the dark line is the ventral nerve chord, that consists of a string of nodes, “ganglions”, one per segment, connected by two fine strands.


a single ganglion

See Grandi (1931a, 1933a) and Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a) for a description of the larva.

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Last modified 25.vii.2017