Willow Gall Sawfly - Pontania pedunculi

Alt Name
Eupontania pedunculi

Pontania pedunculi is a sawfly that causes a gall on certain species of Willow.


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

When to see it

Adult May - August

Life History

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

UK Status

Fairly common in England.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map