Anthonomus pedicularius (Linnaeus, 1758)

on Crataegus

Anthonomus pedicularius galls

Crataegus monogyna, Dronten, two galled flowers in the inflorescence; © Arnold Grosscurt

Anthonomus pedicularius gall

opened gall with young pupa


Rosaceae, mongophagous

Crataegus laevigata, monogyna.

That the species would live also on Pyrus, as Buhr writes, is not confirmed by Rheinheimer & Hassler.


Buhr (1964a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).


mod 12.xi.2017