Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hylobius abietis

Hylobius abietis (Linnaeus, 1758)

large pine weevil

on Picea, Pinus

Hylobius abietis

Epe, 26.vii.2016 © Laurens van der Linde


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 30.viii.2023