Calophya rhois (Löw, 1877)

on Cotinus

Calophya rhois: galls on Cotinus coggygria

Cotinus coggygria, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Calophya rhois: imago

adults

Calophya rhois: larva

larva

Cotinus coggygria galls

Cotinus coggygria, France, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, Theys © Arnold Grosscurt

parasiet

The larve, on leaves and branches, produce large quantities of honeydew in the form of tiny drops. Bivoltine; hibernation as adult on conifers.

hostplants

Anacardiaceae, oligophagous

Cotinus coggygria; Rhus coriaria.

Hellrigl adds Vitis vinifera; this seems erroneous.

synonym

Psylla rhois.

references

Béguinot (2002h, 2003a), Buhr (1964b), Burckhardt (2002a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1996a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehre (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Houard (1909a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Máca (2012a), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seljak (2006a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

mod 5.vii.2018