Andricus caliciformis (Giraud, 1859)

on Quercus

Andricus caliciformis gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a).

gall

Bud gall, on young shoots: a 7-10 large green marble gall, its surface reminding the outside of a cupula. Inside an unilocular, thick-walled inner gall. Later the gall turns brown and extremely hard; it is not dropped. Pupation within the gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus canariensis, cerris, frainetto, lusitanica, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

Cynips caliciformis.

notes

Only the agamous generation is known.

references

Bellido, Ros-Farré, Melika & pujade-villar (2003a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2010a, 2012a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a, 2015a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a).

mod 10.iv.2019