First record of an Andricus oak gallwasp from the Oriental region

A new species from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Chang Ti Tang, George Melika, Man Miao Yang, James Nicholls, György Csóka, Graham N. Stone

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Abstract

A new species of oak gallwasp, Andricus formosanus is described from Taiwan which induces integral leaf galls on Quercus dentata (Section Quercus sensu stricto). The gall and adults of the new species most closely resembles Andricus moriokae Monzen, known from Japan. Data on the diagnosis, distribution and biology of the new species is given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-65
Number of pages9
JournalZootaxa
Issue number2175
Publication statusPublished - Aug 4 2009

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Keywords

  • Andricus
  • Biology
  • Cynipidae
  • Distribution
  • Oak gallwasp
  • Oriental region
  • TAxonomy

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  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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First record of an Andricus oak gallwasp from the Oriental region : A new species from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini). / Tang, Chang Ti; Melika, George; Yang, Man Miao; Nicholls, James; Csóka, György; Stone, Graham N.

In: Zootaxa, No. 2175, 04.08.2009, p. 57-65.

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