Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus turcicus

Andricus turcicus Melika, Mutun & Dinç, 2014

on Quercus


greyish gall, derived from a terminal or lateral bud, resembling the gall of A. truncicola (or an old cypress cone), but with much stronger developed spines; including the spines the gall is 9-11 mm in diameter. There is one central gall chamber. Adult wasps emerge in September.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus infectoria, petraea.


species described from Turkey; only asexual females are known.


Karaca & Katılmış (2020a), Mutun, Dinç, Bozsó & Melika (2014a).

Last modified 27.i.2021