Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus clementinae

Andricus clementinae (Giraud, 1859)

on Quercus

Andricus clementinae gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

globular solitary bud gall. The gall measures 5 mm, is shortly pedunculate and is indistinctly nippled on top. Fresh galls are yellowish-green with a short white down; the wall is thin and turgescent, but lignifies when the gall becomes older. Inside a single chestnut-coloured inner gall that almost completely fills the gall chamber.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus petraea, pubescens, robur.

references

Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Pujade-Villar & Melika (2006a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 12.vi.2018