Iraella ionescui Pujade-Villar & Schiopu 2015

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Papaver

gall

unilocular swelling of the stem, jus above the soil. The gall measures 4-5 mm, somes forming a cm large cluster. The fresh gall is light green, older ones are light brown; the gall is densely white-hairy. The plant above the gall is more or less withered. Univoltine; the larva pupates in autum and hibernates in a cocoon inside the gall.

hostplants

Papaveraceae, monophagous

Papaver (dubium), rhoeas.

notes

species described from Romania.

references

Pujade-Villar & Schiopu (2015a).

15/01/2017

mod 28.vi.2017