Andricus inflator Hartig, 1840

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus, asexual generation

Andricus inflator gall

Quercus robur, Rheden, Stikke Trui

Andricus inflator opened gall

The unilocular gall contained three larvae.

Andricus inflator gall

The wall consists of an extremely hard inner layer, and a soft outer layer that in the course of time desintegrates and disappears. Ater removal of the outer layer the inner layer appears to have a ribbed surface.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.


on Quercus, sexual generation

Andricus inflator FM: gall on Quercus robur

Quercus robur, Loenen (Ge) © Arnold Grosscurt

Andricus inflator FM: gall on Quercus robur

the gall was vacated

Andricus inflator gall

Quercus sp., Belgium, prov. Liège, Grivegnée; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Andricus inflator galls

an old and a young gall (late April)

Andricus inflator: gall on Quercus robur

Quercus robur, Loenen (Gld) © Arnold Grosscurt: longitudinal section through the gall, showing the small inner gall

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

Andricus globuli Hartig, 1840.

inquilines

Synergus ruficornis.

references

Béguinot (2001c, 2002a,e,g, 2003a, 2006a,c, 2007b, 2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dietrich (2016a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Koops (2013a), Kwast (2012a, 2012a), Lambinon, Carbonelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Romain (2009a), Lambinon, Schneider & Chevin (2003a), Lehmann & Hannover (2016a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Schneider (2016a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a), Williams (2010a).

04/05/2017

pub 5.v.2017 · mod 7.vii.2017