A new species of Andricus Hartig gallwasps from California (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) galling Notholithocarpus (Fagaceae)

James Nicholls, George Melika, John D. DeMartini, Graham Stone

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Abstract

Andricus notholithocarpi, n. sp. (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae, Cynipini) from California, USA, that induces galls on Notholithocarpus (Fagaceae) is described. Description, diagnoses, biology, and host associations for the new species are given. The different gall types induced by this species are described in detail. The new taxon is supported by morphological and molecular data.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-25
Number of pages8
JournalIntegrative Systematics: Stuttgart Contributions to Natural History
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • Cynipidae
  • Andricus notholithocarpi
  • Notholithocarpus,
  • biology, morphology

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