Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Isocolus serratulae

Isocolus serratulae (Mayr, 1882)

on Klasea

gall

The achenes are transformed into tough, oval, unilocular galls, and fused into a solid mass, that remains enclosed by the involucrum during the winter.

host plants

Asteraceae

Klasea erucifolia, lycopifolia, nudicaulis, radiata.

synonyms

Aulax, Aylax, serratulae Mayr, 1882.

parasitoids, predators

Ormyrus gratiosus; Sycophila submutica.

notes

The galls cannot be distinguished from those of Aulacidea pilarae.

references

Askew, Plantard, Gómez, ao (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a), Houard (1909a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Gharaei (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a, 2012a).

Last modified 5.vi.2022