Andricus curvator Hymenoptera: Cynipidae - gall wasp
Andricus curvator

Sexual generation - photographs on Quercus, Oak

Hosts:
Agamic and sexual generations on Quercus canariensis, faginea, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur

Agamic (parthenogenic) generation forms smooth bud galls on young shoots in late summer. 2-3mm high, often with a white ring below the tip.

Sexual galls usually on leaf or midrib, approx 8mm wide, thin-walled with small inner gall


Andricus curvator

Andricus curvator

Andricus curvator
Andricus curvator
Corfe Mullen, Dorset. August 2017

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