Didymomyia tiliacea (Bremi, 1847)

on Tilia

Didymomyia tiliacea galls

Tilia platyphyllos, Belgium, prov. Namur, Grands Malades: young galls © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Didymomyia tiliacea galls

underside

Didymomyia tiliacea gall

Tilia platyphyllos, Rijckholt, Savelsbosch

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upperside (left) and vertical section (right: an inner gall hasn’t yet differentiated)

Didymomyia tiliacea: section through gall

Tilia spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Vierve-sur-Viroin, Chapelle Saint-Joseph: section through the gall, with differentiated inner gall; © Stéphane Claerebout

Didymomyia tiliacea: mature gall on Tilia

the inner gall, ready to drop

Didymomyia tiliacea: inner gall

final stage

gall

Larva whitish or pale yellow, in a single generation; the larve hibernates within the inner gall, and pupates in spring.

hostplants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Tilia cordata, x europaea, platyphyllos & subsp. cordifolia, tomentosa.

larva

Didymomyia tiliacea: spatula

prosternum with spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Didymomyia, HHromomyia, reaumuriana (Löw, 1878); Oligotrophus reaumurianus.

notes

the ontogeny of the very first stages of the gall is described by Rohfritsch (2011a).

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2002e,f, 2006c, 2007a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Flügel (2011a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a, 2010a), Houard (1909a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Kieffer (1891a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001b), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rohfritsch (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Schneider (2016a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá (2006a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a,b, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2005c, 2006a, 2010a, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Buhr (2013a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

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