Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pericartiellus durieui

Pericartiellus durieui (Lucas, 1846)

on Umbilicus

Pericartiellus durieui: galls on Umbilicus spec.

Umbilicus spec., Spain, Asturies, Mirenel © Michel Romain

Pericartiellus durieui: old gall with emerging larva

old gall, with emerging larva

Pericartiellus durieui: emerging larva

detail

gall

marble-size, globular, hard, often reddened swelling of the pedicel of the basal part of the peduncle, sometimes several together. The inflorescence above may become stunted.

hostplants

Crassulaceae, monophagous

Umbilicus horizontalis, rupestris.

synonyms

Nanophyes durieui.

parasitoids

from the galls a specific gall wasp has been reared: Trichomalus alonsoi (Pteromalidae: Nieves-Aldrey & Garrido, 1994a).

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1908a), Nieves Aldrey (1998a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 23.viii.2019