Euura destricta - oblita group (formerly Phyllocolpa carinifrons)
Adults strongly resemble species in the Euura ischnocera group. See Liston et al (2017) for determination.
Larvae feed on bay willow, tea-leaved willow and possibly downy willow. The larvae cause a leaf fold, either spirally twisted or a marginal fold.
Size: Female: 4.1 - 4.9mm, male: 3.7 - 4.4mm
Status: Data deficient
Distribution: England, Scotland, Ireland
Flight period: Uni- or bivoltine, June
Plant associations: Salix pentandra, Salix phylicifolia and possibly Salix lapponum (bay willow, tea-leaved willow and possibly downy willow )
The National Biodiversity Network records are shown on the map below. (See terms and conditions)
Benson, R.B., 1952. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Vol 6, Section 2(a-c), Royal Entomological Society, London
Liston, A.D., Heibo, E., Prous, M., Vårdal, H., Nyman, T. and Vikberg, V., 2017. North European gall-inducing Euura sawflies (Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae, Nematinae). Zootaxa, 4302(1), pp.1-115.
Liston A, Knight G, Sheppard D, Broad G, Livermore L (2014) Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Sawflies, ‘Symphyta’. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1168. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1168