Diplolepis fructuum (Rübsaamen, 1896)

on Rosa

Diplolepis fructuum galls on Rosa spec.

Rosa spec., Turkey, Cappadocia, Nevşehir, Mustafapaşa, 1.v.2015, 1225 a.s.l. © Cor Zonneveld

Diplolepis fructuum galls on Rosa spec.

hip, burst open

Diplolepis fructuum galls on Rosa spec.

galled mericarps

Diplolepis fructuum galls on Rosa spec.

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gall

the individual fruitlets are swollen to a 1 cm long, multilocular gall with up to 10 cells. Up to 20 mericarps may be galled in this way, causing the hip to burst.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa canina.

references

Güçlü, Hayat, Shorthouse & Tozlu (2008a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Mete & Demirsoy (2012a).

mod 10.iii.2019