Willow Bean Sawfly - Pontania bridgmanii

    Alt Name
    Bean Gall

    Pontania bridgmanii is a sawfly that causes a gall to form on certain species of Willow.


    Hedgerows and damp places where the host willow trees are present.

    Life History

    The larva is found inside the Willow Bean Gall on Goat Willow and Grey Willow.

    UK Status

    Common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map