Pristiphora abbreviata (Hartig, 1837)

on Pyrus

Pristiphora abbreviata: oviposition scars on Pyrus communis

Pyrus communis, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States © Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

gall

oviposition scars. The larvae free on the leaves.

hostplants

Rosaceae, ± monophagous

Pyrus communis, spinosa.

That the species would live also, albeit arely, on Malus is not repeated by Prous ao.

synonyms

Micronematus abbreviatus.

references

Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Haris (2018a), Houard (1908a), Prous, Kramp, Vikberg & Liston (2017a).

mod 4.xii.2019