Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synophrus pilulae

Synophrus pilulae Houard, 1911

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

gall

3-5 mm large, rotund, thick-walled and lignified bud gall. Rarely also in the petiole or midrib.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris.

synonyms

the species has only recently been distinguished from Synophrus politus.

notes

See S. politus for the remarkable biology of the species of this genus.

references

Melika (2006a), Pénzes, Melika, Bozsóki ao (2009a).

10/12/2014

Last modified 18.vii.2017