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Published: 2021-01-08

Taxonomic and biological notes on Pristiphora ribisi Togashi, 1990, (Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae) injurious to gooseberries and currants

Nishi 4 Kita 3-4-29, Bibai, Hokkaido, 072-0033 Japan.
Central Agricultural Experiment Station, Hokkaido Research Organization, Naganuma, Hokkaido, 069-1395 Japan.
National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0005 Japan.
Hymenoptera Symphyta new synonyms lectotype designation


Taxonomic and biological notes are given for the East Asian sawfly Pristiphora ribisi Togashi, 1990, injurious to Ribes. The following new synonyms of this species are proposed: Pristiphora (Pristiphora) anivskiensis Haris, 2006, syn. nov., Pristiphora (Pristiphora) nigrocoreana Haris & Zsolnai, 2007, syn. nov. and Pristiphora grossulariae Anon., 1912 [a primary homonym of Pristiphora grossulariae Walsh, 1866], syn. nov. The lectotype of Pristiphora grossulariae Anon., 1912 is designated. Redescriptions of the adult and immature stages are given. The male is described for the first time. The life history and host plants are summarized. Its close relative, Pristiphora appendiculata (Hartig, 1837), is excluded from the fauna of Japan.



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