Andricus foecundatrix (Hartig, 1840)

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus robur, agamous generation

Andricus foecundatrix FF gall

Quercus robur, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Arlon; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Andricus foecundatrix gall

Quercus robur, Tilburg, de Kaaistoep: lateral scales of the gall

Andricus foecundatrix gall

scales of the tip of the gall

Andricus foecundatrix gall

inner gall

Andricus foecundatrix gall

opened inner gall

Andricus foecundatrix gall

Quercus robur, Enter © Arnold Grosscurt. This picture, taken in late April, shows that the inner gall, with living larva, may remain within the gall till well after the winter.

Andricus foecundatrix: old gall

Quercus robur Zeewolde, Harderbos © Hans Jonkman: old gall (October)

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus faginea, frainetto, x hispanica, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur.


on Quercus robur, sexual generation

Andricus foecundatrix: sexual generation gall on Qercus robur

Quercus robur, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Retie, Prinsenpark © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Andricus foecundatrix: sexual generation gall on Qercus robur

detail

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an older gall

gall

Unilocular catkin gall. The gall is spindle-shaped, 2-3 mm long, with long, erect white, hairs < diameter of the gall; they are situated amidst normal anthers. The gall is vacated in May-June.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus faginea, frainetto, infectoria, lusitanica, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur.

synonyms

Andricus fecundator (Hartig, 1840).

inquilines

Arnoldiola gemmae; Synergus crassicornis, gallaepomiformis.

references

Abras, Fassotte, Chandelier & Cavelier (2008a), Béguinot (2001c, 2002a,e,g,h, 2003a, 2006a,c, 2007b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Deckert & Deckert (2016a), Groom (2011a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2010a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kollár (2011a), Koops (2013a), Kwast (2012a, 2014a), Lambinon, Carbonelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a) Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Mete & Demirsoy (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey (1983a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pellizzari (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a, 2014a), Wiebes-Rijks (1976a), Williams (2010a).

15/01/2017

pub 3.ii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017