Carrons House Plant galls

Iteomyia major
Diptera: Cecidomyiidae - gall midge
Iteomyia major

Galls on Sallow / Grey willow, Salix cinerea

Hosts:
Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, elaeagnos, myrsinifolia, pentandra, phylicifolia, purpurea

Usually several galls fused together on the main or thick side veins. Each contains a chamber with an orange-red larva and a small opening.

Iteomyia capreae forms single smaller galls on side veins


Iteomyia major

Iteomyia major

Iteomyia major
Iteomyia major
Carrons House, Co. Limerick. September 2019

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