Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus burgundus

Andricus burgundus Giraud, 1859

on Quercus, sexual generation


Individual male flower buds are changed into 2 mm long, oval, yellow red, unilocular galls, generally 3-8 together. The wall is thin and hard, and the outside bears four faint longitudinal ridges.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, suber, trojana.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2024).


A molecular and genetic analysis by Stone ao (2008a) has shown that burgundus actually is a morphospecies, a mix of the sexual generations of at least six species of which only the agamous generation was known: Andricus conglomeratus, coriarius, hystrix, pictus, polycerus and either crispator or multiplicatus.


Azmaz & Katilmiş (2017a), Bayrak (2019a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Hellrigl (2009a, 2012a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Karaca & Katılmış (2020a), Katılmıs & Kıyak (2009a), Melika (2006a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a), Nieves-Aldrey (1981a, 2001a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Pujade-Villar (1986a, 2005b), da Silva Tavares (1902a), Stone, Atkinson, Rokas ao (2008a), Tavares (1905a).

Last modified 2.i.2024