Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aulacidea acroptilonica

Aulacidea acroptilonica Tyurebaev, 1979

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Rhaponticum

gall

smooth fusiform lignified swellings of the stem, generally 2.5 cm long and 2 cm thick, with 1-30 gall chambers. The larvae hibernate in the gall, next pupate there.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Rhaponticum repens (= Acroptilon r.).

references

Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Kemal & Ko├žak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (2004a).

14/01/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017