Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Isocolus centaureae

Isocolus centaureae Dyakonchuk, 1982

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Centaurea

gall

The galls lie between the unmodified involucral bracts and eventually fall off. They are unilocular, 2 mm long, elliptic; the wall is thin, lignified and slightly rough.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea diffusa, pseudomaculosa, solstitialis, virgata subsp. squarrosa.

references

Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a).

05/01/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017