Cynips cornifex Hartig, 1843

on Quercus

Cynips cornifex on Quercus pubescens

Quercus pubescens, France, dép. Alpes-Maritimes, Blausasc © Pierre Gros


10-12 mm long, erect, horn-like galls ot the underside of te leaf. The gall seems to be attached at a broad base, but actually is connected with the leaf by a thin stalk only.


Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus infectoria & subsp. veneris, lusitanica, petraea, pubescens.


Only the agamous generation is known.


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

mod 26.xi.2018