Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Andricus schroeckingeri

Andricus schroeckingeri Wachtl, 1876

on Quercus, sexual generation

Andricus schroeckingeri gall on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, gall (from Houard, 1908a)


initially yellowish, eventually brown, ± globular gall of c. 2 mm at a petiole, on or next to a leaf vein. The gall is thin-walled, unilocular, and houses a solitary larva or pupa. The gall bears long, white, extending hairs.


Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus cerris, coccifera, libani, suber, trojana.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2024).


Azmaz & Katilmiş (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Demirel, Tataroğlu & Katilmiş (2023a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1908a), Katılmış & Kıyak (2008a), Kemal & Koçak (2010a), Kwast (2014a), Melika (2006a, 2018a), Melika, Csóka & Pujade-Villar (2000a).

Last modified 2.i.2024