Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Barbotinia oraniensis

Barbotinia oraniensis (Barbotin, 1964)

on Papaver

Barbotinia oranienis: galls on Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas; at left an opened fruit with two galls, at right a fruit with a sectioned gall (from Roques ao).

gall

In the fruits a small number, usually 1-3 unilocular gall chambers, 3-5mm in size.remaining free from the wall of the capsule. 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), Ronquist, Nylander, Vårdal & Nieves-Aldrey (2018a), Stojanović & Marković (2016a).

Last modified 29.xi.2020