Gall midges, Celticesis species, (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Hackberries, Celtis spp., (Cannabaceae) of Turkey, with description of new species

Abstract : 

In Turkey four species of gall midges, Celticesis spp. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Hackberies, Celtis spp., (Cannabaceae) were found in several parts of Turkey. The species are: Celticecis caucasicae Gagn� on Celtis caucasica in Antakya, Hatay, C. kayserinensis n.sp. in Talas, and Melikgazi, Kayseri, C. erzincanensis n.sp. on Celtis tournefortii in Bah�eyazı village, Erzincan, C. malatyanenesis n.sp. on Celtis glabrata in Yaka village, Malatya. The new species and their galls were described and illustrated.


Keyword : 

Gall midges, Celticesis, hackberries, Celtis spp., Turkey.


Author(s) : , M. Doğanlar
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