Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllobius intrusus

Phyllobius intrusus Kono, 1948

arborvitae weevil

on Thuja, Thujopsis


Larvae at the roots, beetles on the needles.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Thuja occidentalis, plicata; Thujopsis dolabrata.

distribution within Europe

Species originating from Japan, introduces in North America, recorded in Norway in 2009.


Ƙdegaard & Berggren (2010a).

Last modified 15.xii.2021