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Diplolepis valtonyci
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Published: 2021-06-14
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A new species of Diplolepis Geoffroy (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Diplolepidini) from northeastern China

College of Forest and Biotechnology, Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University, Lin’an 311300, China.
Washington State Department of Agriculture, Olympia, WA 98504, United States.
Natural resources service center of Haicheng, Haicheng,114200, China.
Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08028, Catalonia.
Hungarian Department of Biology and Ecology, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
College of Forest and Biotechnology, Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University, Lin’an 311300, China.
Washington State Department of Agriculture, Olympia, WA 98504, United States.
gall wasp, Diplolepis valtonyci, taxonomy, morphology, phylogeny, Rosa Hymenoptera


A new species, Diplolepis valtonyci Zhu, Wang & Pujade-Villar sp. nova, is described from Rosa rugosa Thunb. (1784) and R. davurica Pall. (1788) from China using an integrative approach based on molecular and morphological data. Diagnosis, distribution, and biology of the new species are given and illustrated. The phylogenetic relationship between D. valtonyci sp. nova and other Diplolepis species are assessed based on COI and Cytb genes. A key to the Chinese species of Diplolepis is provided.


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