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 dying or weakened trees.

host plants

Myrtaceae, monophagous

Eucalyptus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Originally an Australian species, currently a cosmopolitan.

references

Sama, Buse, Orbach, ao (2010a), Suma, Nucifora, Caleca ao (2018a).

Last modified 3.ix.2021