Plagiotrochus gallaeramulorum (Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1832)

on Quercus

gall

fusiform swelling of a branch that lies on the ground or even is partially buried; contains innumerable gall chambers.

host plants

Fragaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, rotundifolia.

synonyms

Plagiotrochus kiefferianus (Tavares, 1901); ? Drycosmus fonscolombei (Kieffer, 1900); “Dryocosmus ramulorum Fonscolombe”: Dauphin & Aniotbehere.

notes

only the agamous generation is known.

inquilines

Saphonecrus lusitanicus; Synergus physoceras.

references

Bellido, Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar (2003a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Pujade, Villemant & Andreï-Ruiz (2000a), Pujade-Villar (2005a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 22.viii.2019