Plagiotrochus cardiguensis (Tavares, 1928)

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

Plagiotrochus cardiguensis: galls on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex; from Vilarrubia Garet (1956a)

gall

Anther gall. The filament and one of the anthers has been transformed into a unilocular, ovoid gall, about 1 mm long with a truncate tip; the remants of the other anther are recognisable at the side. The wall is thin and smooth, lemon-coloured; when the gall has been vacated a large circular opening is visible at the side of the gall.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex.

synonyms

Neuroterus cardiguensis.

notes

No agamous generation is known if this species.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade, Villemant & Andreï-Ruiz (2000a), Vilarrubia Garet (1956a).

15/04/2014

mod 28.vi.2017