Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Otiorhynchus tenebricosus

Otiorhynchus tenebricosus (Herbst, 1784)

parasite

Larvae at the roots, beetles at the leaves.

host plants, larvae

polyphagous, including:

Euonymus fortunei; Fraxinus excelsior; Ligustrum; Rumex crispus; Syringa vulgaris; Urtica dioica.

host plants, beetles

polyphagous, including:

Abies alba; Acer pseudoplatanus; Adenostyles alliariae; Alchemilla; Alnus glutinosa; Aucuba; Betula pendula; Cirsium; Corylus; Geranium; Ligustrum; Lonicera; Petasites albus; Picea abies; Pinus mugo; Prunus laurocerasus; Pseudotsuga menziesii; Rosa; Rubus; Solanum tuberosum; Sorbus aucuparia; Syringa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Gosik ao.

synonyms

Otiorhynchus fuscipes (Olivier, 1807); O. lugdunensis Boheman, 1843; O. sanguinipes (Boheman, 1843). This synonymy is moot; some authors consider tenebricosus a complex of species.

references

Dieckmann (1980a), Gosik, Sprick, Skuhrovec, ao (2016a), Kizub & Slutsky (2019a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a).

Last modified 18.xii.2021