Colopha compressa (Koch, 1856)

elm cockscomb gall aphid

on Ulmus, primary host plant

Colopha compressa: gall on Ulmus glabra

Ulmus glabra, Hungary, Halászi, 23.vi.2018 © László Érsek

Colopha compressa: gall on Ulmus glabra

detail

Colopha compressa: opened gall on Ulmus glabra

opened gall

Colopha compressa: aptera

apterae

Colopha compressa: aptera

aptera

Colopha compressa: aptera

aptera, ventral

Colopha compressa: galls on Ulmus laevis

Ulmus laevis, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Kerkhoven, den Tip, arboretum, 6.vi.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Colopha compressa: galls on Ulmus laevis

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Colopha compressa: gall on Ulmus laevis

sometimes the gall gets a reddish colour

Colopha compressa: opened gall

opened gall

Colopha compressa gall

Ulmus laevis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Houyet, bank of the Lesse © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Colopha compressa

the gall maker

host plants

Ulmaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ulmus laevis.

Less often on U. glabra, minor; in Spain exclusively on U. minor.

inquilines

Schütze (1935a) several times found in the galls the caterpillars of Phtheochroa schreibersiana.


on Carex, ? Eriophorum, secondary host plant

gall

aphids at the roots

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex.

Probably also Eriophorum vaginatum.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Burton, Carbonnelle, Ellis & Schneider (2019a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Deckert & Deckert (2016a), Heie (1972a, 1980a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Máca (2012a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Pérez Hidalgo & Umaran del Campo (2013a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a). Schütze (1935a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 20.xi.2019