Barbotinia oraniensis ( Barbotin, 1964 )

Pujade-Villar, Juli & Schiopu, Ion, 2015, Species of Aylacini Ashmead, 1903 (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) inducing galls on Papaver L. (Papavaceae) from Romania with description of a new species and notes on parasitoids (Hymenoptera), Zoosystema 37 (3), pp. 505-515 : 508

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Barbotinia oraniensis ( Barbotin, 1964 )


Barbotinia oraniensis ( Barbotin, 1964)

Aylax oraniensis Barbotin, 1964: 152 .

TYPE MATERIAL. — Lectotype (here designated). ♀ (col. F. Barbotin) with the following labels deposited in coll. JP-V: “Mangin, Oranie, 26.3.62, de capsule de P. rhoeas ”, “ Aylax oraniensis B. ♂ ♀ ”, “ Lectotype of Aylax oraniensis Barbotin, 1964 , design. JP-V 2013” (red label), “ Barbotinia oraniensis (Barbotin) JP-V det.” (white label).

Paralectotypes. (22 ♂, 47 ♀) deposited in coll. JP-V: Oran, III- IV.1962: 13 ♂, 27 ♀ ; Boutelis , III.1960: 4 ♂, 5 ♀ ; Misserghin , III.1962: 3♀ ; Murdjadjo , III- IV.1962: 4♂, 8♀ ; Aïn Beida , III.1962: 1 ♂ ; Mangin, III-IV.1962: 4 ♀.

TYPE LOCALITY. — Mangin ( Oran, Algeria) according to F. Barbotin labels.

DISTRIBUTION. — Mediterranean species described originally from Algeria as Aylax oraniensis ( Barbotin 1964) and known from France, Romania, Spain, Italia, Croatia (Istria), Ukraine (Crimea only) and Iran ( Andriescu 1971, 1983; Nieves-Aldrey 2001; Melika 2006, Melika & Karimpour, 2012; Kwast 2012).

In Romania it is known from Agigea Natural Reserve of dune plants and Eforie on the Black Sea coast (Dobrudja province) ( Andriescu 1983). Additional specimens of the species sent by Andriescu are deposited in the Barbotin collection: Hagieni Natural Reserve 11.VII.1994, 05.VII.1995; Fantanita Murfatlar Natural Reserve 20.VI.1996, 04.VII.1997; Comorova forest, 03.VII.1998; Comana Village, 24.VII.1999; Sipote forest, 30.VI.2006; Negru Voda forest, 20.VII.2010; Esechioi forest, 25.VII.2011; Canaraua Fetii Natural Reserve, 01.VIII.2012.

GALLS. — Spherical galls ( Fig. 4A View FIG ), 3-5 mm in diameter, more or less irregularly shaped, formed inside capsules (mainly in P. rhoeas and P. dubium ), in variable number (usually 1-3), resulting in the hypertrophy of internal tissues, with a meridian axes resulting from the rest of the capsule internal septum. The capsule could be slightly deformed externally but the hypertrophy is usually imperceptible.

DIAGNOSIS. — The genus Barbotinia includes a single species and is characterized of having a trapezoidal head, malar space long, antennae 14-segmented in females and 15 in males, mesoscutum coriaceous with piliferous points, notauli complete, medial mesoscutal line extending to ½ length of the mesoscutum, scutellar foveae large, mesopleuron reticulate-carinate, radial cell opened, with R1 not reaching wing margin and metasomal tergite II without anterolateral patch of setae.

LIFE CYCLE. — Monovoltine species. Biology similar to the previous species.














Barbotinia oraniensis ( Barbotin, 1964 )

Pujade-Villar, Juli & Schiopu, Ion 2015

Aylax oraniensis

BARBOTIN F. 1964: 152