Croton sp.

Flor, Ismael Cividini, Flor, Jandira Chachá Ribeiro & Furtado, Paulo Sérgio do Nascimento, 2018, Insect galls of the Floresta da Cicuta (Volta Redonda, RJ, Brazil), Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58, pp. 1-12: 5-6

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http://doi.org/ 10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.24

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scientific name

Croton sp.
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Croton sp.  

Leaf gall, globoid, green, glabrous and one-chambered ( Fig. 2I View Figure 2 ).

Galler: Cecidomyiidae   .

Associated fauna: Hymenoptera   (parasitoid).

Leaf gall, spheroid, white, hairy and one-chambered ( Fig. 2J View Figure 2 ).

Galler: Cecidomyiidae   .

Previous records: The same gall has been recorded on Croton floribundus   in Tiradentes (MG) ( Maia & Fernandes, 2004).

Galler: Clinodiplosis sp.   ( Cecidomyiidae   ).

Associated fauna: Hymenoptera   (parasitoid) and Lepidoptera (inquilinous).

Leaf gall, midvein swelling, green, glabrous and one-chambered ( Fig. 2K View Figure 2 ).

Previous records: The same gall has been recorded on Croton floribundus   in Tiradentes (MG) ( Maia & Fernandes, 2004).

Galler: Lasiopteridi ( Cecidomyiidae   ).

Associated fauna: Hymenoptera   (parasitoid).

Leaf gall, circular, green glabrous and one-chambered ( Fig. 2L View Figure 2 ).

Previousrecords: GallsonCrotonspp.wererecordedinIlha da Marambaia (RJ) (Rodrigues et al., 2014), Pará ( Almada & Fernandes, 2011), Catimbau Valley National Park (PE) (Silva et al., 2011), Tiradentes (MG) ( Maia & Fernandes, 2004). Maia & Fernandes (2004) compiled the records of galls for five host plant species, four galls induced by cecidomiids and one induced by Eriophyidae (Acari)   ,found by other authors for the genus Croton   ( Gagné,1994; Rübsaamen,1905; Tavares,1922; Houard, 1933; Tavares,1925; Tavares,1915).