Andricus bulgaricus Vassileva-Symnalieva, 1978

on Quercus

gall

unilocular bud gall. The gall is elongated sac-like, narrower at the base; sometimes the gall is tubular. The gall is 11-23 mm long and 7-9 mm wide at its largest width. The gall chamber is located in the basal part of the gall; its wall is not well-differentiated from the gall parenchyma. The gall turns dark brown and lignified, and does not drop from the tree.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus pubescens.

notes

Only the agamous generation is known of this species.

references

Bellido, Ros-Farré, Melika & pujade-villar (2003a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a).

mod 10.iv.2019