Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Otiorhynchus smreczynskii

Otiorhynchus smreczynskii Cmoluch, 1968

on Ligustrum, etc.

Otiorhynchus smreczynskii: adult feeding traces

adult feeding traces on various host plant species (from Balalaikins & Bukejs)

parasite

Larvae at the roots of a wide range of plants. The beetles are polyphagous as well, but with a strong preference for lilac and privet, were at night they eat chunks out of the leaf margin.

host plants, beetles

preferably Oleaceae, polyphagous

Aronia melanocarpa;Cornus sanguinea; Crataegus crus-galli; Cydonia oblonga; Laburnum anagyroides; Ligustrum ovalifolium, vulgare; Lonicera pileata; Ribes alpinum, aureum, sanguineum; Robinia pseudoacacia; Rosa chinensis; Spiraea chamaedryfolia, hypericifolia; Syringa joskaea, villosa, vulgaris; Viburnum bodnantense.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gosik ao.

references

Anderson (2009a), Balalaikins & Bukejs (2011b), Benedikt, Krátký & Stanovský (2017a), Dieckmann (1980a), Fägerström, Kärnestam & Anderson (2010a), Gosik, Sprick, Wrzesień, ao (2023a), Heijerman & Burgers (2015a), Podlussány, Szita, Lupták, ao (2014a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

Last modified 14.xi.2023