Acta Entomology and Zoology
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P-ISSN: 2708-0013, E-ISSN: 2708-0021

Acta Entomology and Zoology

2020, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Cystiphora sonchi (Vallot, 1827), (Cecidomyiidae: Diptera), A new record with annotated checklist of reported cecidomyiid species from Syria


Cystiphora sonchi, gall symptom on the upper side of Sonchus sp. leaf
Fig. 1: Cystiphora sonchi, gall symptom on the upper side of Sonchus sp. leaf


Cystiphora sonchi, A & B gall symptoms on Sonchus sp.; C upper side of leaf; D. lower side of leaf
Fig. 2: Cystiphora sonchi, A & B gall symptoms on Sonchus sp.; C upper side of leaf; D. lower side of leaf


Cystiphora sonchi, A. larvae of midges visible inside the gall (red arowes) emerging by opening (black arowes); B. larva out the gall: C. pupae inside the gall; D. emerging by opening with part of coccon.
Fig. 3: Cystiphora sonchi, A. larvae of midges visible inside the gall (red arowes) emerging by opening (black arowes); B. larva out the gall: C. pupae inside the gall; D. emerging by opening with part of coccon.


Cystiphora sonchi, A-D emerging steps of adult insect from the coccon of pupa
Fig. 4: Cystiphora sonchi, A-D emerging steps of adult insect from the coccon of pupa




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