Contarinia ilicis Kieffer, 1898

on Quercus

Contarinia ilicis: galls on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex, Spain, Catalunya, prov. Barcelona, Matadepera © Jordi Montobbio

Contarinia ilicis: young gall

Quercus ilex, Spain, Catalunya, prov. Barcelona, El Papiol: young gall © Jordi Montobbio

Contarinia ilicis: mature  gall

Quercus ilex, Spain, Catalunya, prov. Girona, Amer: mature gall © Jordi Montobbio

gall

Small conical galls at the underside of the leaf disk; small opening at the tip. Univoltine, pupation in the gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, rotundifolia.

references

Béguinot (2003a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b, 2004a, 2009b), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 22.viii.2019