Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus gracilicornis

Andricus gracilicornis (Kieffer, 1900)

on Quercus


6 mm high, 11 mm wide and 7 mm thick bud gall, folding around part of the base of a shoot. The wall is thick, brownish, bumpy or finely striated, thin and finely hairy. Near the base a 3 mm large inner gall.

host plants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus x hispanica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Cynips hispanica.


Houard (1908a).

Last modified 2.i.2024