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

mod 28.vi.2017