Volume 1, Issue 1 (2015)                   J Insect Biodivers Syst 2015, 1(1): 1-10 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Universitat de Barcelona, Facultat de Biologia, Departament de Biologia Animal, Avda. Diagonal 645, 08028-Barcelona (Spain).
2- University of Tabriz, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Protection, Tabriz, Iran.
3- Plant Health and Molecular Biology Laboratory, National Food Chain Safety Office, Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-environment, Budaörsi str. 141-145, Budapest 1118, Hungary.
4- American Museum of Natural Hiistory, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA.
Abstract:   (8394 Views)
A new species of oak gallwasp, Andricus synophri (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) is described from Iran. Data on the diagnosis, distribution and biology of the new species are given. This species is known only from asexual females and induces galls on the twigs of Quercus brantii and Q. libani. Galls aremultilocular, develop on lateral buds of young branches. According to its morphology, Andricus synophri belongs to a large group of 12 Andricus species, the “Adleria non-kollari” group.
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Article Type: Research article | Subject: Hymenoptera|New taxa|Systematics
Received: 2015/09/5 | Accepted: 2015/10/1 | Published: 2015/10/8