Andricus dentimitratus (Rejtő, 1887)

on Quercus, agamous generation

Andricus dentimitratus: gall on Quercus pubescens

Quercus pubescens, Spain, prov. Barcelona, Seva © Jordi Montobbio

Andricus dentimitratus: gall on Quercus pubescens

another specimens

fresh galls are extremely sticky

gall

The gall develops in spring out of a cupula; the acorn remains small and abortive. The basal part of the gall contains the single gall chamber; pupation and hibernation in the gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus ilex, petraea, frainetto, pubescens, robur, suber.


on Quercus, sexual generation

gall

This stage is unknown (if it does exist at all.)

synonyms

Andricus viscosus Nieves-Aldrey, 1986; Cynips mayri Kieffer, 1897

Melika & Csóka (1998a) proposed as a replacement name for A. dentimitratus and A. viscosus the name A. gallaeviscosus (Fairmaire, 1882); however, the Fauna Europaea (2014) takes gallaeviscosus (albeit with Benson, 1953, as the author) as a synonym of dentimitratus.

inquilines

Synergus reinhardi, pallidipennis.

references

Béguinot (2002h, 2003a), Bellmann (2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Csóka (1998a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a), Pujade-Villar (2005b), Pujade-Villar, Melika & Csóka (2000a), Tomasi (2014a).

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