Trioza soniae Rapisarda, 1994

on Quercus

Trioza soniae: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest, Hűvösvölgy © László Érsek

Trioza soniae: galls on Quercus cerris

underside of the leaf, detail

Trioza soniae: gall on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest, Kamaraerdő © László Érsek: upperside of a single gall

Trioza soniae: larva

larva in the gall

Trioza soniae: larva

larve

Trioza soniae: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Rapisarda, 1994a)

gall

like the galls of Trioza remota, but on a different host plant. The wax threads of the larva have a totally different structure. Contrary to that species the sectasetae are dagger-shaped and occur also on top of the body.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris.

references

Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1996a). Rapisarda (1994a).

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