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