Andricus crispator Tschek, 1871

on Quercus

Andricus adleri: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, galls (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

Group of 5-25 globular, 2.5 mm large, thin-walled, remotely hairy, unilocular galls that are more or less closely aggregated on the upperside of a leaf (mainly on the veins), sometimes also on a young shoot. Fresh galls are shiny and bear relatively long, pink, unbranched hairs. Galls only to be found just above ground level. Pupation in the gall.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, ilex, suber.

synonyms

Andricus adleri Mayr, 1880, buyssoni Kieffer, 1902.

notes

Regarding the sexual generation see the note under Andricus burgundus.

references

Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a), Houard (1908a), Kwast (2014a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a, 2009a).

mod 6.vi.2018