Oligotrophus juniperinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Juniperus

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Sleenerzand © Arnold Grosscurt

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

another specimen

Oligotrophus juniperinus: larva

opened gall with larva

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

the gall is small

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Resteigne, Les Pairées; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Resteigne; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, België, prov. Namen, Viroinval, Treignes, Tienne d’Al Vau; © Stéphane Claerebout

Oligotrophus juniperinus: gall on Juniperus communis

longitudinal section

gall

Gall 7-17 mm long; the needles of the outer whorl have their points bent backwards; the ones of the inner whorl are blunt and about 10mm long. Larva solitary, orange; a single generation per year. Pupation within the gall.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis, oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa.

larva

Oligotrophus juniperinus: prosternum

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

references

Barnes (1951a), Béguinot (2000b, 2002a,e,f,h, 2003a, 2007a, 2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1964b), Cilbircioğlu & Ünal (2009a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Harris, Sato, Uechi & Yukawa (2006a), Hellrigl (2004b, 2006a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Máca (2012a), Möhn (1955a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Simova-Tošić, Graora, Spasić & Smiljanić (2010a), Simova-Tošić & Skuhravá (2001a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1996a, 2000a, 2004a, 2007a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Postolovski (2007a), Skuhravá, Bayram, Çam ao (2005a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1997a,b, 1999a, 2003a, 2005b,c, 2006a, 2007a, 2008a, 2009a,d, 2010a,b, 2012a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Carbonnelle (2017a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dončev & Dimitrova (1991a, 1992a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Hellrigl (2001a, 2002a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a), Sylvén (1960a, 1983a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Unal & Akkuzu (2009a).

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