Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus glutinosus

Andricus glutinosus (Giraud, 1859)

on Quercus

Andricus glutinosus gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)


Bud gall, up to a cm long, shaped like a quince, attached at the broad end, with a small pit in the top. Fresh galls are yellow or red and somewhat sticky. Inside a spacious gall chamber with an ovoid, thin-walled inner gall. Galls on two years old shoots.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus frainetto, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur.


Cynips glutinosa; Cynips tergestensis Kieffer, 1905.

parasitoids, predators

Eupelmus kiefferi; Ormyrus nitidulus.


Only the agamous generation is known.


Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Kwast (2012a), Marković (2014a, 2015a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Stone, Atkinson, Rokas, ao (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

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