Strepsicrates macropetana (Meyrick)

Taylor, Gary S., Hyder, Brittany K. & Davies, Kerrie A., 2019, New species of gall fly (Diptera: Fergusoninidae) from Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Myrtaceae) in southern Australia and its associated parasitoids and inquilines, Zootaxa 4701 (5), pp. 401-416 : 413

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Strepsicrates macropetana (Meyrick)


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Specimens examined. AUSTRALIA, South Australia: 2 (dried) Ambleside , 2km NE Verdun, 35°00.28’S 138°48.38’E, G.S. Taylor, 13.x.2001 GoogleMaps , from woody, axial leaf-bud gall on E. camaldulensis (em. in lab from 22.x.2001) ( WINC 040191) .

Notes on biology. Strepsicrates macropetana , the eucalypt leafroller, is recorded as tunnelling in live Fergusonina galls ( Taylor et al. 2005). It is here recorded from galls of F. nodulosa sp. nov., where the moth emerges from its pupal case extruded from a tunnel in fresh galls.


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