Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Curculio rubidus

Curculio rubidus (Gyllenhal, 1836)

on birch


The larvae develop in a male catkin, then hibernate there, finally pupate in the soil.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Anderson, Keller & Prena (2013a), Balalaikins (2012a), Delbol (2013a), Deckmann (1988a), le Monnier (2002a), Podlussány (2007a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 12.xi.2023