Pterotopteryx dodecadactyla Hübner, 1813

on Lonicera

Pterotopteryx dodecadactyla: gall on Lonicera xylosteum

Lonicera xylosteum, France, dép. Bas-Rhin, Lorentzen © Sébastien Carbonelle: almost imperceptible swelling

opened gall

gall

very weak swelling of part of an internode; through a small hole frass is ejected. In the pith a flesh-coloured caterpillar.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera xylosteum.

synonyms

Alucita dodacadactyla.

references

Béguinot (2005a, 2006a, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Huemer (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 8.xii.2017