Andricus multiplicatus Giraud, 1859

on Quercus

Andricus multiplicatus galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, gall (from Houard, 1908a).


Up to 2.5 cm large, strongly hairy, mass at the end of a branch, consisting of the strongly widened cup-like end of the branch and swollen leaf cushions, the whole surrounded by a leaf nest of malformed, dwindling and soon yellowing leaves. Inside a cluster of fused, thin-walled unilocular galls, each with a solitary larva. Pupation within the gall.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus brantii, cerris, x hispanica, libani, robur, suber, trojana.


Regarding the sexual generation see the note under Andricus burgundus.


Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2010a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a, 2015a), Meika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

mod 25.xi.2018