A new species of Andricus Hartig oak gallwasp from Iran (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)

George Melika*, Majid Tavakoli, Graham N. Stone

*Corresponding author for this work

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A new species of oak gallwasp, Andricus rosieae (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) is described from Iran. This species is known only from asexual females and induce galls on the acorns of Quercus infectoria. Data on the diagnosis, distribution and biology of the new species are given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-290
Number of pages5
JournalNorth-Western Journal of Zoology
Volume7
Issue number2
Early online date18 Sept 2011
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2011

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Andricus
  • Cynipini
  • Distribution
  • Iran
  • New species
  • Taxonomy

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