Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus floridus

Andricus floridus Tavares, 1918

on Quercus


Catkin gall. The filament is modified into an obpyriform, shortly hairy, 2 mm long, thin-walled, unilocular gall that apically seems to bear a small cap.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus petraea, pubescens, robur.


No agamous generation is known of this species.


Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Cogolludo (1921a), Nieves-Aldrey (1983a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar (2005b).

Last modified 4.ii.2019