Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus vindobonensis

Andricus vindobonensis Müllner, 1901

on Quercus

Andricus vindobonensis: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, gall (from Houard, 1908a)


4-6 mm long, cylindrical, sausage shaped, curved catkin gall. The surface has length grooves and bears simple or stellate hairs. In the gall chamber a yellowish white inner gall. Often two, sometimes three, more of less coalesced galls in one flower.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, ithaburensis.


Only the sexual generation is known.


Buhr (1965a), Kwast (2012a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Shachar, Melika, Inbar & Dorchin (2018a).

Last modified 26.xi.2018