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2019

Molecular identification of Andricus species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) inducing various oak galls in Central Zagros of Iran

Tavakoli, M., Khaghaninia, S., Melika, G., Stone, G. N. & Hosseini-Chegeni, A., Jul 4 2019, In : Mitochondrial DNA Part A: DNA Mapping, Sequencing, and Analysis. 30, 5, p. 713-720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

A new genus of oak gallwasp, Protobalandricus Melika, Nicholls & Stone (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) from California

Nicholls, J. A., Stone, G. N. & Melika, G., Sep 7 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4472, 1, p. 141-152 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Current status of the oak gallwasp (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) fauna of the Eastern Palaearctic and Oriental Regions

Pénzes, Z., Tang, C. T., Stone, G. N., Nicholls, J. A., Schwéger, S., BozsÓ, M. & Melika, G., Jun 12 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4433, 2, p. 245-289 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Description of dryocosmus destefanii new species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) from Quercus suber L. in Italy

Cerasa, G., Lo Verde, G., Caleca, V., Massa, B., Nicholls, J. A. & Melika, G., Jan 15 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4370, 5, p. 535-548 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

New species of cynipid inquiline, Saphonecrus kuriphilusi (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini), from Dryocosmus kuriphilus galls in Greece

Melika, G., Memtsas, G. I., Nicholls, J. A. & Avtzis, D. N., Jun 26 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4441, 1, p. 109-120 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

New species of dryocosmus giraud gallwasps from california (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) galling chrysolepis hjelmq. (Fagaceae)

Nicholls, J. A., Melika, G., Demartini, J. & Stone, G. N., Dec 19 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4532, 3, p. 407-433 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Dynamics of Native Parasitoids Associated with the Asian Chestnut Gall Wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus) in Italy

Panzavolta, T., Croci, F., Bracalini, M., Melika, G., Benedettelli, S., Tellini Florenzano, G. & Tiberi, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Psyche (New York). 2018, 8078049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The Asian chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus: a global invader and a successful case of classical biological control

Avtzis, D. N., Melika, G., Matošević, D. & Coyle, D. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pest Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The oak gall wasps of Israel (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae, Cynipini)—diversity, distribution and life history

Shachar, E., Melika, G., Inbar, M. & Dorchin, N., Nov 16 2018, In : Zootaxa. 4521, 4, p. 451-498 48 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Non-native gall-inducing insects on forest trees: a global review

Csóka, G., N Stone, G. & Melika, G., Nov 1 2017, In : Biological Invasions. 19, 11, p. 3161-3181 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Tournament ABC analysis of the western Palaearctic population history of an oak gall wasp, Synergus umbraculus

Stone, G. N., White, S. C., Csóka, G., Melika, G., Mutun, S., Pénzes, Z., Sadeghi, S. E., Schönrogge, K., Tavakoli, M. & Nicholls, J. A., Dec 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 23, p. 6685-6703 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

A new Plagiotrochus Mayr oak gall wasp species from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Yang, M. M., Stone, G. N., Nicholls, J. A. & Melika, G., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 19, 2, p. 531-536 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Biological control of invasive dryocosmus kuriphilus with introduced parasitoid torymus sinensis in Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary

Matošević, D., Lacković, N., Melika, G., Kos, K., Franić, I., Kriston, É., Bozsó, M., Seljak, G. & Rot, M., Jan 2016, In : Periodicum Biologorum. 117, 4, p. 471-477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution to the knowledge of the parasitoid fauna of leaf mining sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) of forest plants in Hungary

Szőcs, L., George, M., Thuróczy, C. & Csóka, G., Jan 2016, In : Periodicum Biologorum. 117, 4, p. 527-532 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eight new species of cycloneuroterus melika & Tang gallwasps from Taiwan and mainland China (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Sinclair, F., Hearn, J., Yang, M. M., Stone, G. N., Nicholls, J. A., Schwéger, S. & Melika, G., Mar 11 2016, In : Zootaxa. 4088, 4, p. 451-488 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Description of Zapatella davisae, New Species, (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) a Pest Gallwasp of Black Oak (Quercus velutina) in New England, USA.

Buffington, M. L., Melika, G., Davis, M. & Elkinton, J. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 118, 1, p. 14-26 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2015

A new genus of cynipid inquiline, Lithosaphonecrus Tang, Melika & Bozsó (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini), with description of four new species from Taiwan and China

Bozsó, M., Tang, C. T., Pénzes, Z., Yang, M. M., Bihari, P., Pujade-Villar, J., Schwéger, S. & Melika, G., Jan 24 2015, In : Insect Systematics and Evolution. 46, 1, p. 79-114 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

New species of cynipid inquilines of the genus Saphonecrus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini) from the Eastern Palaearctic, with a re-appraisal of known species world-wide

Schwéger, S., Melika, G., Tang, C. T., Yang, M. M., Stone, G. N., Nicholls, J. A., Sinclair, F., Hearn, J., Bozsó, M. & Pénzes, Z., Dec 8 2015, In : Zootaxa. 4054, 1, p. 1-84 84 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

New species of cynipid inquilines of the genus Synergus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini) from the Eastern Palaearctic

Schwéger, S., Melika, G., Tang, C. T., Bihari, P., Bozsó, M., Stone, G. N., Nicholls, J. A. & Pénzes, Z., Aug 12 2015, In : Zootaxa. 3999, 4, p. 451-497 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Parasitoid complex of leaf miner Pyllonorycter comparella (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) in Hungary

Szocs, L., Melika, G., Thuróczy, C. & Csóka, G., Jan 1 2015, In : Acta Silvatica et Lignaria Hungarica. 11, 2, p. 91-98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Andricus breviramuli pujade-villar n. sp. (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini): New pest of oaks in Mexico

Pujade-Villar, J., Cibrián-Tovar, D., Barrera-Ruíz, U. M. & Melika, G., Mar 2014, In : Southwestern Entomologist. 39, 1, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

A new species of Andricus Hartig oak gall wasp from Turkey (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)

Dinc, S., Mutun, S. & Melika, G., 2014, In : North-Western Journal of Zoology. 10, 1, p. 122-127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Description of the mature larva of synergus filicornis (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini), with notes on the immature larvae

Tormos, J., Asís, J. D., Cibrián-Tovar, D., Cibrián-Llanderal, V. D., Barrera, U. M., Melika, G. & Pujade-Villar, J., Jun 2014, In : Florida Entomologist. 97, 2, p. 540-548 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

First record of loxaulus mayr from mexico, with descriptions of two new species (hymenoptera: Cynipidae, cynipini)

Pujade-Villar, J., Cibrián-Tovar, D., Equihua-Martínez, A., Estrada-Venegas, E. G., Barrera-Ruíz, U. M. & Melika, G., Jun 2014, In : Southwestern Entomologist. 39, 2, p. 343-354 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Four new species of Andricus Hartig oak gallwasp from Turkey (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)

Mutun, S., Dinç, S., Bozsó, M. & Melika, G., Jan 31 2014, In : Zootaxa. 3760, 2, p. 241-259 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A contribution to the knowledge of Charipinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae) associated with aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Iran, including new records

Ferrer-Suay, M., Selfa, J., Seco-Fernández, M. V., Melika, G., Alipour, A., Rakhshani, E., Talebi, A. A. & Pujade-Villar, J., 2013, In : North-Western Journal of Zoology. 9, 1, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

A new genus of oak gallwasp, Cyclocynips Melika, Tang & Sinclair (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini), with descriptions of two new species from Taiwan

Melika, G., Tang, C. T., Sinclair, F., Yang, M. M., Lohse, K., Hearn, J., Nicholls, J. A. & Stone, G. N., Mar 21 2013, In : Zootaxa. 3630, 3, p. 534-548 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Catalogue of parasitoids and inquilines in cynipid oak galls in the West Palaearctic

Askew, R. R., Melika, G., Pujade-Villar, J., Schönrogge, K., Stone, G. N. & Nieves-Aldrey, J. L., Apr 30 2013, In : Zootaxa. 3643, 1, p. 1-133 133 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Chalcid parasitoid community associated with the invading pest Dryocosmus kuriphilus in north-western Italy

Quacchia, A., Ferracini, C., Nicholls, J. A., Piazza, E., Saladini, M. A., Tota, F., Melika, G. & Alma, A., Mar 1 2013, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6, 2, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Life cycle of disholcaspis quercusvirens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) with a description of the sexual generation

Melika, G., Buss, E. A., Nicholls, J. A., Bird, J. P. & Stone, G. N., Sep 1 2013, In : Florida Entomologist. 96, 3, p. 991-1001 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Life history, natural enemies, and management of disholcaspis quercusvirens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on Live Oak Trees

Bird, J. P., Melika, G., Nicholls, J. A., Stone, G. N. & Buss, E. A., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of economic entomology. 106, 4, p. 1747-1756 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Recruitment of native parasitoids to a new invasive host: First results of Dryocosmus kuriphilus parasitoid assemblage in Croatia

Matošević, D. & Melika, G., Dec 1 2013, In : Bulletin of Insectology. 66, 2, p. 231-238 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

The description of Alloxysta chinensis, a new Charipinae species from China (Hymenoptera, Figitidae)

Fülöp, D., Mikó, I., Seltmann, K., Pénzes, Z. & Melika, G., Apr 11 2013, In : Zootaxa. 3637, 3, p. 394-400 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A likelihood-based comparison of population histories in a parasitoid guild

Lohse, K., Barton, N. H., Melika, G. & Stone, G. N., Sep 1 2012, In : Molecular Ecology. 21, 18, p. 4605-4617 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

A new Andricus Hartig oak gallwasp species from China (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Sinclair, F., Yang, M. M. & Melika, G., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 15, 4, p. 601-605 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

A new genus of oak gallwasp, Coffeikokkos Pujade-Villar & Melika, gen. n., with a description of a new species from Costa Rica (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae)

Pujade-Villar, J., Hanson, P. & Melika, G., Oct 11 2012, In : ZooKeys. 168, p. 19-29 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

A new genus of oak gallwasps, Zapatella Pujade-Villar & Melika, gen. n., with a description of two new species from the Neotropics (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae, Cynipini)

Pujade-Villar, J., Hanson, P., Medina, C. A., Torres, M. & Melika, G., Aug 10 2012, In : ZooKeys. 210, p. 75-104 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

A new Latuspina Monzen oak gallwasp species from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Sinclair, F. & Melika, G., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 15, 4, p. 573-577 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Herb gallwasp fauna of Iran (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Aylacini)

Melika, G. & Karimpour, Y., Dec 2012, In : North-Western Journal of Zoology. 8, 2, p. 268-277 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

New species of cynipid inquilines of the genus Ufo Melika & Pujade-Villar, 2005 (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini)

Melika, G., Tang, C. T., Yang, M. M., Bihari, P., Bozsó, M. & Pénzes, Z., Sep 11 2012, In : Zootaxa. 3478, p. 143-163 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Range expansion and enemy recruitment by eight alien gall wasp species in Britain

Schönrogge, K., Begg, T., Williams, R., Melika, G., Randle, Z. & Stone, G. N., Jul 1 2012, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 5, 4, p. 298-311 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Raznolikost parazitoidskih kompleksa domaćih i stranih vrsta lisnih minera u Hrvatskoj

Translated title of the contribution: Diversity of parasitoid assemblages of native and alien leaf miners in CroatiaMatošević, D. & Melika, G., Oct 17 2012, In : Sumarski List. 136, 7-8, p. 367-376 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Reconstructing community assembly in time and space reveals enemy escape in a western palearctic insect community

Stone, G. N., Lohse, K., Nicholls, J. A., Fuentes-Utrilla, P., Sinclair, F., Schönrogge, K., Csóka, G., Melika, G., Nieves-Aldrey, J. L., Pujade-Villar, J., Tavakoli, M., Askew, R. R. & Hickerson, M. J., Mar 20 2012, In : Current Biology. 22, 6, p. 532-537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Adding another piece to the cynipoid puzzle: The description of a new tribe, genus and species of gall wasp (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) endemic to the Republic of South Africa

Liljeblad, J., Nieves-Aldrey, J. L., Neser, S. & Melika, G., Mar 31 2011, In : Zootaxa. 2806, p. 35-52 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

A new genus of oak gallwasps, Cycloneuroterus Melika & Tang, with the description of five new species from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Melika, G., Nicholls, J. A., Yang, M. M. & Stone, G. N., Aug 30 2011, In : Zootaxa. 3008, p. 33-62 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

A new species of Andricus Hartig oak gallwasp from Iran (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)

Melika, G., Tavakoli, M. & Stone, G. N., Dec 2011, In : North-Western Journal of Zoology. 7, 2, p. 286-290 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New Amphibolips gallwasp species from Mexico (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)

Melika, G., Equihua-Martínez, A., Estrada-Venegas, E. G., Cibrián-Tovar, D., Cibrián-Llanderal, V. D. & Pujade-Villar, J., Nov 22 2011, In : Zootaxa. 3105, p. 47-59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

New species of oak gallwasps from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Tang, C. T., Melika, G., Yang, M. M., Nicholls, J. A. & Stone, G. N., May 3 2011, In : Zootaxa. 2865, p. 37-52 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)