Pontania triandrae

    Description

    Pontania triandrae is a sawfly galling Salix triandra. The gall is bean-shaped, starting off green then maturing red. It is smooth and thick-walled, protruding through both the upper and lower leaf surface.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    If a gall, it is essential to say which tree species it was on.

    Habitat

    The galls are only found on Salix triandra (Almond Willow).

    When to see it

    May - September (gall)

    UK Status

    Rare but probably under-recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Unknown

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map