Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cecidostiba geganius

Cecidostiba geganius (Walker, 1848)

on Quercus


Specific parasitoid of the agamic generation of Andricus quercusradicis. The larvae of this species are gregarious, many parasitoid larvae being found in a single cell of the multilocular host gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus faginea, pyrenaica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).


Askew (1961b), Garrido Torres & Nieves-Aldrey (1999a), Gomez & Nieves-Aldrey (2012a), Nieves & Askew (1988a), Wiebes-Rijks 1978a).

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