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 trinacriae; gall on Atriplex halimus

three more specimens

Stefaniella trinacriae; 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.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex halimus, prostrata.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dorchin, Freidberg & Mokady (2004a), Elsayed, Skuhravá, Karam ao (2015a), Gagné (2010a), Houard (1908a), Kieffer (1901c), 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 & Kettani (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a), Skuhravý & Skuhravá (1999a).

mod 22.ix.2019