Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus fidelensis

Andricus fidelensis Kieffer, 1901

on Quercus


A one-year old shoot is weakly swollen at its base and bent sickle-shaped. In the gall cavity an oval inner gal of 1.5 x 3 mm with a thin, lignified wall.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus suber.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2024).


Only one generation is known; it is not clear if this concerns the sexual or the agamous generation.


Cogolludo (1921a), Houard (1908a), Nieves-Aldrey (2001a, 2009a), da Silva Tavares (1902a, 1905a).

Last modified 2.i.2024