Plagiotrochus quercusilicis Hymenoptera: Cynipidae - gall wasp
Plagiotrochus quercusilicis

Sexual generation galls on Quercus ilex, Evergreen Oak

Hosts:
Agamic generation forms galls in the twigs of Quercus coccifera, ilex

Sexual generation galls young leaves of Quercus coccifera, ilex, rotundifolia. Galls can also form in the axis of male catkins


First GB&I record was from Cornwall in 2004, now spreading throughout the southern half of England


Plagiotrochus quercusilicis

Plagiotrochus quercusilicis
Plagiotrochus quercusilicis
Broadstone, Dorset. June 2018

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