Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aulacidea acroptilonica

Aulacidea acroptilonica Tyurebaev, 1979

on Rhaponticum

gall

smooth fusiform lignified swellings of the stem, generally 2.5 cm long and 2 cm thick, with 1-30 gall chambers. The larvae hibernate in the gall, next pupate there.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Rhaponticum repens (= Acroptilon r.).

parasitoids, predators

Adontomerus impolitus; Eupelmus microzonus, seculatus, vesicularis; Eurytoma aspila.

references

Askew, Plantard, Gómez ao (2006a), Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a). Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (2004a).

Last modified 12.vi.2022