Andricus tomentosus (Trotter, 1901)

on Quercus

Andricus tomentosus gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

gall

broadly conical, up to 2 cm high bud gall, attached at its base and more or less enclosing the shoot. The gall is densely covered by a rust-red felt.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, frainetto, infectoria & subsp. veneris, lusitanica, petraea, pubescens, robur.

synonyms

Cynips tomentosa.

notes

Only the agamous generation is known.

inquilines

Synergus hayneanus.

references

Hellrigl (2009a)l Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Mete & Demirsoy (2012a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

mod 26.xi.2018