Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Megagonoscena gallicola

Megagonoscena gallicola Burckhardt & Lauterer, 1989

on Pistacia

gall

the leaf disc with small depressions at the underside, and corresponding tiny bulges at the upperside. In each cavity one flat larva. Often the leaf becomes disfigured and smeared with honeydew.

host plants

Anacardiaceae, monophagous

Pistacia terebinthus & subsp. palaestina, vera.

phenology

Hibernation as egg on the host plant.

references

Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanastasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Mehrnejad (2010a), Seljak (2020a), Seljak, Malenkovský & Lauterer (2008a), Spodek, Burckhardt & Freidberg (2017a).

Last modified 24.v.2020