Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus conificus

Andricus conificus (Hartig, 1843)

on Quercus

Andricus conificus gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)


Galling of an adventive bud on the stem or a thicker branch. The gall is cone-shaped, about 1 cm high and wide, whitish with a reddish or violet reticulate colouration. In the base one wide gall chamber with a single larve; pupation in the ground.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, petraea, pubescens, robur.


Cynips conifica; Andricus longispinae Kieffer, 1901.


Only the agamous generation of this species is known.


Synergus gallaepomiformis.


Béguinot (2000b), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2010a, 2012a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a) Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Pujade-Villar, Kwast, Thuroczy & Bellido (2002a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

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