Andricus curvator

    Description

    Andricus curvator is a Cynipid gall wasp that causes galls to form in the leaves of Oak. The sexual generation gall is roughly globular, about 8 mm across and often distorts the leaf and midrib. Sometimes several galls coalesce.

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    Habitat

    Where Oak is present.

    When to see it

    June and July.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map