Neocoenorrhinus aeneovirens (Marsham, 1802)

on Quercus

parasite

The females bites a large wound at the base of a bud, then makes a hole higher in the buds and deposits an egg there. The bud dries out but does not fall off. The larvae feeds in the withering contents of the bud, then leaves when it is full grown to pupate in the soil.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus.

References to other host plants need confirmation.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Coenorhinus aeneovirens; Schoenitermes, Neocoenorrhinus, minutus (Herbst, 1797).

references

Braunert (2017a), Dieckmann(1974a), Papi (2009a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

mod 24.vi.2019