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Species Diastrophus potentillae

Diastrophus potentillae - male Gall - Diastrophus potentillae Gall - Diastrophus potentillae Diastrophus potentillae
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Cynipoidea
Family Cynipidae (Gall Wasps)
Tribe Diastrophini (Herb and Herb Inquiline Gall Wasps)
Genus Diastrophus
Species potentillae (Diastrophus potentillae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gonaspis potentillae (Bassett, 1864). Gonaspis is a junior synonym of Diastrophus according to Schick et al. (2003).
Print References
K Schick, Z W Liu, P Goldstein. 2003. Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and macroevolution of host use among Diastrophus gall wasps (Hymenoptera : Cynipidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105(3):715-732.