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Leaf gall polymorphism and molecular phylogeny of a new Bruggmanniella species (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Asphondyliini) associated with Litsea acuminata (Lauraceae) in Taiwan, with ecological
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Taxonomic, molecular phylogenetic and ecological studies show that the two gall types are induced by the same Bruggmanniella species and the species is new to science, which implies that possible genetic exchanges occur between the gall inducers of both types.
The Erythrina Gall Wasp Quadrastichus erythrinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Eulophidae): Invasion History, Ecology, Infestation and Management
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This article consolidates and summarize the information on the distribution, invasion route, ecology, infestation level, and management of Q. erythrinae populations in the last two decades and analyze the challenges in their management.
Description of two new Quadrastichus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) reared from Litchiomyia chinensis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on commercial lychee (Litchi chinensis; Sapindaceae) in Taiwan
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Two species that parasitise this gall midge, Litchiomyia chinensis Yang and Luo, are described and demonstrate biocontrol potential of this pest.
Out of Africa: Origin of the Erythrina Gall Wasp Quadrastichus erythrinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae)
刺桐釉小蜂Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim為2000年間開始入侵多國並嚴重危害刺桐(Erythrina spp.)的造癭昆蟲,咸認起源於非洲,但迄今多為間接推測或片段證據。本研究以模里西斯、坦尚尼亞、新加坡、台灣、泰國、印度、印尼、菲律賓、中國、日本、關島及夏威夷之刺桐釉小蜂與其他四種來自肯亞和南非的同屬釉小蜂(Quadrastichus