Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hylobius abietis

Hylobius abietis (Linnaeus, 1758)

large pine weevil

on Picea, Pinus


Larvae in the main roots and stumps of dead or dying trees; the beetles feed on the tender bark of young branches.

host plants of the beetles

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Picea abies; Pinus sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Balalaikins & Bukejs (2012b), Leather, Day & Salisbury (1999a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 3.x.2020