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Findings of new cecidomyiid galls induced by Asphondylia segregates (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Japan.

@inproceedings{Uechi2012FindingsON,
  title={Findings of new cecidomyiid galls induced by Asphondylia segregates (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Japan.},
  author={Nami Uechi and 上地 奈美 and Junichi Yukawa and 湯川 淳一 and Shigeshi Usuba and 薄葉 重 and Naohisa Gyoutoku and 行徳 直久 and Toshimasa Mitamura and 敏正 三田村},
  year={2012}
}
After 2006, eight sorts of gall induced by eight segregates of Asphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) were newly found on eight plant species belonging to six families in Japan. As a result, six described species and 18 seregates of Japanese Asphondylia are now hosted by a total of 32 plant genera belonging to 25 families. Newly recorded host plants include three alien species. These findings imply the second, third and fourth examples of host range expansion to alien plants by Japanese gall… 
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