Contarinia subulifex Kieffer, 1897

on Quercus

Contarinia subulifex: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Contarinia subulifex: galls on Quercus cerris

detail

Contarinia subulifex: galls on Quercus cerris

underside

Contarinia subulifex: galls on Quercus cerris

detail

Contarinia subulifex: galls on Quercus cerris

vertical section

Contarinia subulifex: larvae

larva

gall

Leaf gall, sometimes several together. At the upperside the gall is horn-shaped, 3-7 mm high and a mm thick, sometimes set with a few stiff bristles. At the underside the gall has a clear opening, surrounded by a ring on which stiff yellowish, outwards directed hairs keep intruders out. Larva solitary, pale yellowish. Univoltine, pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, ithaburensis, trojana.

larva

see Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1971a)

references

Buhr (1965a), Csóka (2012a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1971a).

23/09/2016

pub 23.ix.2016 · mod 24.vii.2017