Contarinia acerplicans (Kieffer, 1889)

on Acer

Contarinia acerplicans galls

Acer pseudoplatanus, Belgium, prov. Liège, Comblain-la-Tour © Jen-Yves Baugnée

Contarinia acerplicans gall

Acer pseudoplatanus, Belgium, prov. Namur, Éprave, Bois de Fesches © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Contarinia acerplicans gall

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Contarinia acerplicans: larvae

>Acer pseudoplatanus, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Laakdal, Eindhoutberg © Carina Van Steenwinkel: larvae in opened gall

gall

The larvae in the gall are gregarious, white and can jump. Hibernation in the ground. Bivoltine, more to the north probably univoltine.

hostplants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, heldreichii, monspessulanum, opalus, pseudoplatanus, saccharinum.

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2000b, 2002a, 2003a, 2006b, 2012a), Bellman (2012a), Bruun (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1909a), Kieffer (1901b), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1992b, 1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2010a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 5.vii.2018