Euura prussica - Prussian Leaf-galler
group (formerly Phyllocolpa prussica Zaddach, 1883)

See Liston et al (2017) for determination.

Euura prussica larvae feed on grey willow and possibly goat willow which are widespread species.

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Size: Female: 2.8 - 4.3mm, male: 3.3 - 4.4mm

Status: Data deficient

Distribution: Scotland

Flight period: Uni- or bivoltine

Plant associations: Salix cinerea and possibly Salix caprea (grey willow and possibly goat willow)


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.