Lithosaphonecrus edurus Fang, Melika, and Tang, a New Cynipid Inquiline Species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini) from Sichuan, China

Zhiqiang Fang, Chang Ti Tang, Ying Zhu, Tieyi Xiong, Frazer Sinclair, Jack Hearn, Katarzyna M. Mikolajczak, George Melika, Graham N. Stone, Shengguo Fang

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Abstract

A new species of inquiline, Lithosaphonecrus edurus Fang, Melika, and Tang, new species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini) is described from Emeishan, Sichuan Province, China. Lithosaphonecrus edurus is associated with an as yet undetermined cynipid gall on Lithocarpus cleistocarpus var. cleistocarpus and var. omeiensis, L. hancei and L. megalophyllus (Fagaceae). Description, diagnosis, phenology, and host association for the new species are given. The new species is supported by morphological and molecular data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-820
Number of pages16
JournalProceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Volume122
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPrint publication - 1 Oct 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cynipoidea
  • East Asia
  • endophytophagous
  • gall wasps
  • Saphonecrus

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