Synophrus olivieri Kieffer, 1898

Shachar, Einat, Melika, George, Inbar, Moshe & Dorchin, Netta, 2018, The oak gall wasps of Israel (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae, Cynipini) - diversity, distribution and life history, Zootaxa 4521 (4), pp. 451-498 : 479

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4521.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A4FD6137-25B0-43D5-845B-B4FDF4E9F5D7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5949991

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC1F87FE-FFF8-FF9A-FF61-F999FE01B0FE

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Plazi

scientific name

Synophrus olivieri Kieffer, 1898
status

 

Synophrus olivieri Kieffer, 1898

Host plants. Israel: Q. ithaburensis . Elsewhere: Q. suber and Q. ithaburensis .

Host gall-wasp: Unknown.

Life history. Known only from the sexual generation, which develops in extremely hard, multi-chambered galls of irregular shape, up to 30 mm in diameter, of the same color of the branch ( Fig. 42 View FIGURES 41–46 ; Sternlicht 1968b, Figs 10–11 View FIGURES 5–10 View FIGURES 11–16 ).

Phenology. Galls develop in spring and adults emerge from them in March of the following year.

Distribution. Israel: Mezar, Bet Keshet Forest, Hosha’aya, Alonim, Tiv’on, HaSharon Forest. Elsewhere: North Africa, Asia Minor.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Cynipidae

Genus

Synophrus