Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus bulgaricus

Andricus bulgaricus Vassileva-Symnalieva, 1978

on Quercus, agamous generation


unilocular bud gall. The gall is elongated sac-like, narrower at the base; sometimes the gall is tubular. The gall is 11-23 mm long and 7-9 mm wide at its largest width. The gall chamber is located in the basal part of the gall; its wall is not well-differentiated from the gall parenchyma. The gall turns dark brown and lignified, and does not drop from the tree.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus pubescens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2024).


Azmaz (2015a), Azmaz & Katilmiş (2017a), Bellido, Ros-Farré, Melika & pujade-villar (2003a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Karaca & Katılmış (2020a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Pujade-Villar (2005a).

Last modified 18.iv.2024