Andricus hedwigia (K├╝stenmacher, 1894)

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

gall

The gall derives from a dormant bud on a stem or thick branch, generally just above the ground. The c. 8 mm large gall, on a stalk of 1 mm, bears spines giving it the resemblance of a young horse chestnut fruit. Inside a single larva or pupa.

hostplants

Fagceae, monophagous

Quercus robur.

references

Buhr (1965a).

18/06/2014

mod 28.vi.2017