Andricus cryptobius Wachtl, 1880

on Quercus

Andricus cryptobius gall on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, gall (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

Bud gall, less than 3.5 mm high, hidden in a crown of dwarfed leaves. The gall has the shape and colour of an apple pip, and is attached with its broad base; surface with extending, upwards directed hairs.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris.

notes

Only the sexual generation is known of this species.

references

Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a).

mod 9.vi.2018