Andricus conificus (Hartig, 1843)

on Quercus

Andricus conificus gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

Galling of an adventive bud on the stem or a thicker branch. The gall is cone-shaped, about 1 cm high and wide, whitish with a reddish or violet reticulate colouration. In the base one wide gall chamber with a single larve; pupation in the ground.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

Cynips conifica; Andricus longispinae Kieffer, 1901.

notes

Only the agamous generation of this species is known.

inquilines

Synergus gallaepomiformis.

references

Béguinot (2000b), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2010a, 2012a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a) Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

mod 2.vi.2018