Phegomyia fagicola (Kieffer, 1901)

on Fagus

Phegomyia fagicola: galls in Fagus sylvatica

Fagus sylvatica, Grand Duché Luxembourg, Schieren © Liliane Burton

Phegomyia fagicola: galls in Fagus sylvatica

detail

Phegomyia fagicola: galls on Fagus sylvatica

at the leaf underside the folds may be keeled

Phegomyia fagicola: gall on Fagus sylvatica

Fagus sylvatica, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Phegomyia fagicola: gall on Fagus sylvatica

another specimen

Phegomyia fagicola: larva

larva

gall

Between two side veins the leaf tissue is swollen, at the same time deeply pleated downwards; the result is a pouch, opening with an elongated slit at the upperside. In a gall 2-3 bright orange or reddish larvae. Univoltine; hibernation in the soil.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Fagus sylvatica.

synonyms

Oligotrophus fagicola (“fagicolus”).

larva

Phegomyia fagicola: spatula

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2000b, 2002e, 2007a,b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Máca (2012a), Mirumian (2011a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seidel (1957a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1992b, 1994a, 1999a, 2005c, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a).

mod 31.v.2018