Euura mucronata Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae - sawfly
Euura mucronata

Photographs on Salix cinerea, Sallow

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea

Causes swelling of catkin buds, often several affected on the same twig. Each gall contains frass and a single larva. Pupation occurs in the soil.
N.B. Potential galls need checking for larva and / or frass

Similar: Rabdophaga gemmicola. No frass, solitary orange-red larva
Hosts: Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea

Euura mucronata

Euura mucronata
Euura mucronata
Corfe Mullen, Dorset. October 2017

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