Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phoracantha semipunctata

Phoracantha semipunctata (Fabricius, 1775)

eucalyptus longhorned borer

on Eucalyptus

parasite

Larvae bore under the bark of young, or dying or weakened trees.

host plants

Myrtaceae, monophagous

Eucalyptus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva, pupa

see Morelli ao.

notes

Originally an Australian species, currently a cosmopolitan.

references

Bybee, Millar, Paine, ao (2004a), Floris, Cocco, Buffa, ao (2018a), Morelli, Bianchi & & Sanchez (2002a), Sama, Buse, Orbach, ao (2010a), Seaton, Matusick & Hardy (2020a), Suma, Nucifora, Caleca ao (2018a).

Last modified 13.iv.2022