Andricus fidelensis Kieffer, 1901

on Quercus

gall

A one-year old shoot is weakly swollen at its base and bent sickle-shaped. In the gall cavity an oval inner gal of 1.5 x 3 mm with a thin, lignified wall.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus suber.

notes

Only one generation is known; it is not clear if this concerns the sexual or the agamous generation.

references

Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1908a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a, 2009a), Tavares (1905a).

mod 22.viii.2019