Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus cryptobius

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).

Last modified 9.vi.2018