Andricus turcicus Melika, Mutun & Dinç, 2014

Hymenoptera, Cynipidae

on Quercus

gall

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.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus infectoria, petraea.

notes

species described from Turkey; only asexual females are known.

references

Mutun, Dinç, Bozsó & Melika (2014a).

08/01/2017

mod 17.vii.2017