Isocolus serratulae (Mayr, 1882)

on Klasea

gall

The achenes are transformed into tough, oval, unilocular galls, and fused into a solid mass, that remains enclosed by the involucrum during the winter.

host plants

Asteraceae

Klasea erucifolia, lycopifolia, nudicaulis, radiata.

synonyms

Aulax, Aylax, serratulae Mayr, 1882.

notes

The galls cannot be distinguished from those of Aulacidea pilarae.

references

Buhr (1965a), Houard (1909a), Melika (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a 2012a).

mod 7.iii.2019