Chilaspis mayri (Müllner, 1901)

on Quercus

gall

group of about 10 globular, more or less closely coalesced bud galls at the end of a young shoot. An individual gall measures 6 mm, is practically smooth and very sticky when fresh. The tissue is soft and spongy, brownish, and contains usually several hard-walled gall chambers.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, ithaburensis & subsp. macrolepis.

synonyms

Dryocosmus mayri.

notes

Only the sexual generation is known.

references

Buhr (1964a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Pujade-Villar, Ros-Farré & Melika (2003a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

mod 27.xi.2018