Tetramesa romana (Walker, 1873)

Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae

on Arundo

gall

The tips of the young shoots are swollen.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Arundo donax, plinii.

notes

The species is parthenogenetic. In subtropical regions deployed in the biological control of the highly invasive Giant Cane.

references

Claridge (1961a), Goolsby & Moran (2009a), Moran & Goolsby (2009a).

07/10/2015

mod 6.viii.2017