Plagiotrochus panteli Pujade-Villar, 1985

on Quercus

Plagiotrochus panteli: gall on Quercus coccifera

Quercus coccifera, Spain, prov. Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallés © Jordi Montobbio

Plagiotrochus panteli: gall on Quercus coccifera

Quercus coccifera, Spain, prov. Barcelona, Montmaneu © Jordi Montobbio

Plagiotrochus panteli: gall on Quercus coccifera

another specimen

gall

5-7 mm large, rotund-ovoid galling of a terminal or lateral bud; the wall is thick and spongy. Univoltine; the galls mature in spring and the wasps appear soon after.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera.

notes

Only the sexual generation is known of this species.

inquilines

Synergus physoceras, S. plagiotrochi.

references

Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Salas-Remón, Llimona, Lozano ao (2015a).

mod 4.ii.2019