Andricus luisieri Tavares, 1914

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

gall

elliptic, unilocular gall of ± 2 mm long in number at the underside of the leaf. Around each gall the leaf is sunken deeply. The wall is thin, smooth, shiny straw-coloured; at the tip a group of white hairs that are curving back to the base of the gall.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera x suber.

notes

Found only once (in Portugal).

references

Nieves-Aldrey (2001a).

04/01/2014

mod 28.vi.2017