Andricus mitratus (Mayr, 1870)

on Quercus

Andricus mitratus galls

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

bud gall on rather thin branches, often also in a leaf axil. The gall consists of a lobed, cushion-shoped basal part that partly wraps around the branch, and a cylindrical central part, c. 7 mm high. Fresh galls are red and sticky. In the central innner gall a solitary larva or pupa.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, petraea, pubescens,robur.

synonyms

Cynips mitrata.

notes

Only the agamous generation is known.

references

Buhr (1965a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a, 2015a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 21.viii.2018