Barbotinia oraniensis (Barbotin, 1964)

on Papaver

gall

In the fruits a small number, usually 1-3 unilocular gall chambers, 3-5mm in size. Parasitised fruits are hardly swollen or disfigured.

host plants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver argemone, dubium, Hybridum, rhoeas.

synonyms

Aylax oraniensis Barbotin, 1964.

notes

a picture in Pujade-Villar & Schiopu shows an individual gall with exteriorly ± 10 strong vertical ribs; they are not discussed in the text, but may possibly be a character that distinguishes this gall from the one of Aylax minor.

inquilines

Parnips nigripes (Barbotin, 1964).

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Kwast (2012a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (1984a, 1994a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & &Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar & Schiopu (2015a).

mod 23.viii.2019