The asexual generation of Cynips longiventris cause attractive pea shaped striped galls on the leaves of Oak – usually on the underside, but can be on the upper surface.
When recording the gall please provide a photograph and state the host species.
Galls are found on Oak.
When Oak is in leaf – summer to autumn.
The sexual generation produces oval or pear-shaped, hairy galls of ~2 mm length on resting buds.
Widespread, but occasional in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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