Kaltenbachiola strobi (Winnertz, 1853)

on Picea

gall

At the base of the cone scales, at the inside, one or more lighter coloured pustules, each containing one red larva. Pupation in spring in the gall in a white cocoon. Infested cones remain longer closed than usual.

hostplants

Pinaceae, monofaag

Picea abies, glauca, omorika, pungens.

The reference by Buhr to Pinus strobus and sylvestris is erroneous (Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer, 2014a).

larva

Kaltenbachiola strobi: prosternum

the prosternum has no spatula (from Möhn, 1955a)

synonyms

Kaltenbachiella, Perrisia, strobi.

inquilines

In the cones also the larvae are found of the probable predator of K. strobi, the cecidomyiid Lestodiplosis holstei.

references

Barnes (1951a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Hellrigl (2006a), Houard (1908a), Möhn (1955a), Nijveldt (1973a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a, 2007a), Skrzypczyńska (2007a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1997a, 1999a, 2006a, 2007a, 2009a, 2010a, 2012a), 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, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

mod 17.v.2018