Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus insanus

Andricus insanus (Westwood, 1837)

on Quercus

gall

the galls strongly resemble those of A. quercustozae but they are permanently viscous (those of quercustozae only when young) and the spines are not arranged in a neat circle, but rather scattered in several circles.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, infectoria & subsp. veneris, pubescens.

synonyms

Cynips insana.

inquilines

Leucopsis dorsigera; Synergus pallicornis, umbraculus.

references

Hellrigl (2010a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Kemal & Ko├žak (2010a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a).

Last modified 21.viii.2018