Stefaniella trinacriae de Stefani, 1900

on Atriplex

Stefaniella trinacriae: gall on Atriplex halimus

Atriplex halimus, France, Camargue, La Capelière © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Stefaniella trinacriae: gall on Atriplex halimus
Stefaniella trinacriae: gall on Atriplex halimus
Stefaniella trinacriaeL gall on Atriplex halimus

three more specimens

Stefaniella trinacriaeL gall on Atriplex halimus

the gall may occur in the inflorescence as well

gall

up to 2 cm large, fusiform, plurilocular swelling of the stem. Larvae solitary, yellowish white. Bivoltine, pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex halimus, prostrata.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Elsayed, Skuhravá, Karam ao (2015a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Sánchez, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2012a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997b), Skuhravá, Blasco-Zumeta & Skuhravý (1993a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Ebejer (2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Elsayed (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1999a).

mod 18.vi.2018