Vasates quadripedes Shimer, 1869

on Acer

Vasates quadripedes galls

Acer saccharinum, Terwolde

Vasates quadripedes galls

a group of galls

Vasates quadripedes galls

seen from the side

Vasates quadripedes galls

underside of the leaf, weakly magnified

Vasates quadripedes galls

detail; this gall is still closed

Vasates quadripedes

an open gall

Vasates quadripedes gall

section, with many pink mites

Vasates quadripedes: galls on Acer saccharinum

Acer saccharinum, Hungary, Kimle: late summer aspect © László Érsek

Vasates quadripedes: galls on Acer saccharinum

detail

Vasates quadripedes: galls on Acer saccharinum

closer view

Vasates quadripedes: galls on Acer saccharinum

two galls

Vasates quadripedes: galls on Acer saccharinum

vertical section

hostplants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer saccaharinum, saccharum.

notes

Like the host plant originally a species from North America.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Bruun & Soika (2013a), Coulianos & Karlsson (2014a), Dietrich (2016a), Ecott (2012a), Ellis & Ulenberg (2005a), Groom (2011a), Keifer, Baker, Kono ao (1982a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Lambinon, Carbonelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Ripka, Fain, Kaźmierski ao (2002a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Xue, Sadeghi & Hong (2009a).

mod 1.x.2017