Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pissodes castaneus

Pissodes castaneus (deGeer, 1775)

small banded pine weevil

on Pinus

parasite

Eggs are deposited one by one in the bark of branches of young trees. The larvae bore in the bark and in the cambium; hibernation as larva, pupation in spring in a pupal chamber lined with wood chips.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus nigra, pinaster, pinea, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Pissodes notatus Fabricius, 1787.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hernández Alonso, Martín Bernal & Pérez Fortea (1994a), Lu, Zhang & Langor (2007a), Panzavolta & Tiberi (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2003a).

Last modified 3.vi.2020