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 Gagné on Celtis caucasica in Antakya, Hatay, C. kayserinensis n.sp. in Talas, and Melikgazi, Kayseri, C. erzincanensis n.sp. on Celtis tournefortii in Bahçeyazı 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) : Doğanlar, M.
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Published Issue : 2014 Vol. 9 Number 1

2014 Vol. 9 Number 1