Diplolepis spinosissimae (Giraud, 1859)

on Rosa

Diplolepis spinosissimae: gall on Rosa spinosissima

Rosa spinosissima, Hungary, Kimle, 31.vii.2017 © László Érsek

Diplolepis spinosissimae: gall on Rosa spinosissima

detail

Diplolepis spinosissimae:  larva

larva in the gall

Diplolepis spinosissimae: larva

larva

Diplolepis spinosissimae galls

Rosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Gembloux © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Diplolepis spinosissimae galls

same leaf, underside

Diplolepis spinosissimae gall

the gall not only sits on the leaf disk

Diplolepis spinosissimae larva

larva

gall

By coalescence the galls are multilocular most of the times, with one larva in each cell; univoltine, hibernation, then pupation in the gall.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa agrestis, arvensis, balsamica, caesia, canina, corymbifera, gallica, glauca, majalis, rubiginosa, sherardii, spinosissima, tomentosa.

strong preference for R. spinosissima.

synonyms

Rhodites spinosissimae.

notes

the larva is described by Gómez Sanchez (2008a).

inquilines

Periclistus caninae.

references

Béguinot (2001c, 2002a,h, 2006a, 2007b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Bowdrey (2009a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Eady & Quinlan (1963a), Gómez Sanchez (2008a), Güçlü, Hayat, Shorthouse & Tozlu (2008a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Koops (2013a), Kwast (2012a, 2014a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Lehmann & Flügel (2012a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Ludwig (1974a), Marković (2014a), Melika (2006a), Mete & Demirsoy (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

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