Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus mitratus

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).

Last modified 21.viii.2018