Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus clementinae

Andricus clementinae (Giraud, 1859)

on Quercus

Andricus clementinae gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)


globular solitary bud gall. The gall measures 5 mm, is shortly pedunculate and is indistinctly nippled on top. Fresh galls are yellowish-green with a short white down; the wall is thin and turgescent, but lignifies when the gall becomes older. Inside a single chestnut-coloured inner gall that almost completely fills the gall chamber.


Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus petraea, pubescens, robur.


Andricus clementinus.


Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Pujade-Villar & Melika (2006a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 3.i.2024