Cecidophyopsis psilaspis (Nalepa, 1893)

on Taxus

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis: gall on Taxus baccata

Taxus baccata, Nieuwendam

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis galls

Taxus baccata, Belgium, prov. Brabant Wallon, Thorembais-Saint-Trond: young galls; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis gall

old gall

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis gall

even older

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis gall

Taxus baccata, Nieuwendam, Januari

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis

the gall contained many tens of active mites

Cecidophyopsis psilaspis

detail

gall

Bud gall, usually a gall axillary bud. The size is 3-6 mm.

hostplants

Taxaceae, monophagous

Taxus baccata.

synonyms

Cecidophyes, Eriophyes, psilaspis.

predators

Aprostocetus eriophyes.

references

Béguinot (2000b, 2006c), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Bruun & Soika (2013a), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1865a), Groom (2011a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roivainen (1947a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 22.v.2018