Pseudoneuroterus macropterus (Hartig, 1843)

on Quercus, agamous generation

Pseudoneuroterus macropterus: gall on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, gall (from Houard 1908a)

gall

The tip of a young shoot over a length of 1 to 5 cm is swollen up to four times its normal thickness. Inside a large number of elliptic gall chambers, each with one larve, perpendicular to the gall’s outside.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, x hispanica, ithaburensis.


on Quercus, sexual generation

gall

A small, hairless, broadly oval bud gall, up to 2 mm in length, at the inside of a bud scale. The young gall is shiny green when young, light brown when mature, with a thin and delicate wall but harder than the scale itself. The larva occupies the entire volume of the gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus ithaburensis.

synonyms

Neuroterus macropterus.

notes

The sexual generation is described by Shachar ao (2018a).

inquilines

Ceroptres cerri, Synergus tibialis .

references

Buhr (1965a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2010a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a, 2014a), Marković (2014a, 2015a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Melika, Pujade-Villar, Abe ao (2010a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

mod 5.xii.2018