Andricus corruptrix


The larvae of the cynipid gall wasp Andricus corruptrix cause galls to form in the buds of Oak (Quercus species).

Identification difficulty

Adult Gall


Where the host Oak species are present.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Status in Britain not known.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

be our species champion

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map