Hedgehog gall wasp

Andricus lucidus

The hedgehog gall wasp, Andricus lucidus (Hartig, 1843), is a European oak gall wasp species.
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Naming

Synonyms
Cynips lucidus Hartig, 1843
Andricus aestivalis Giraud, 1859
Andricus lucidoserinaceus Kieffer, 1901

Reproduction

A. lucidus can be found on oak species Quercus infectoria Oliv., Q. petraea (Matt.) Liebl., Q. pubescens Willd. and Q. robur L.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyCynipidae
GenusAndricus
SpeciesAndricus lucidus
Photographed in
Bulgaria