Plagiotrochus coriaceus (Mayr, 1882)

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

lagiotrochus coriaceus: gall on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex, France, Corse, Paslasca © Stéphane Claerebout

lagiotrochus coriaceus: gall on Quercus ilex

detail

lagiotrochus coriaceus: gall on Quercus ilex

underside

gall

unilocular, eventually brown, oval or lenticular pustules, c. 1 x 2 mm, weakly protruding at either side of the leaf, up to 20 in a leaf. Larva solitary, hibernation and pupation in the leaf.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex.

synonyms

Andricus coriaceus; Andricus pseudococcus Kieffer, 1902; ? Neuroterus pustulifex Kieffer, 1912; ? Plagiotrochus pustularis Kieffer, 1912.

notes

Males of this species, and therefore a possible sexual generation, are not known.

inquilines

Saphonecrus barbotini.

references

Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Cotte (1012a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Pujade (1986a), Redfern & Shirley (20011a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Tomasi (2014a).

08/08/2016

pub 23.v.2017 · mod 7.vii.2017