Cynips cornifex Hartig, 1843

on Quercus

Cynips cornifex on Quercus pubescens

Quercus pubescens, France, dép. Alpes-Maritimes, Blausasc © Pierre Gros

gall

10-12 mm long, erect, horn-like galls ot the underside of te leaf. The gall seems to be attached at a broad base, but actually is connected with the leaf by a thin stalk only.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus infectoria, lusitanica, petraea, pubescens.

notes

Only the agamous generation is known.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2015a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Mete & Demirsoy (2012a), Pellizzari (2010a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 31.x.2017