Aschistonyx carpinicolus Rübsaamen, 1917

on Carpinus

Aschistonyx carpinicolus: gall on Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus, Belgium, prov. Liège, Couthuin © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Aschistonyx carpinicolus: gall on Carpinus betulus

another specimen

notes

Several white to yellow larvae live between the folds on top of the midrib and major lateral veins. A single generation per year, pupation external.

hostplants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Carpinus betulus, orientalis; Ostrya carpinifolia.

larva

Aschistonyx carpinicolus

spatula with papillae (from Möhn, 1955a)

inquilines

see Zygiobia ruebaameni.

references

Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1964b), Gagné (2010a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Mirumian (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1917a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1988a, 1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a,b, 2005c, 2010a, 2011a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a) Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

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