Carrons House Plant galls

Dasineura auritae
Diptera: Cecidomyiidae - gall midge
Dasineura auritae

Gall on Sallow / Grey Willow, Salix cinerea

Hosts:
Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea

Leaf margin rolled tightly to underside, contains one yellow-white larva. Two generations each year.

Rabdophaga and Phyllocolpa spp. and larvae of various micromoths can also cause marginal leaf rolls and folds on Salix spp.


Dasineura auritae

Dasineura auritae
Dasineura auritae
Carrons House, Co. Limerick. September 2019

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