Platypus cylindrus Fabricius, 1792
oak pinhole borer
on broadleaved trees
Larvae and imagines bore 1-2 mm wide tunnels in the sapwood and hardwood, especially of weakened or felled trees. Symbiotic fungi colour the wood dark.
Development takes two years,
distribution within Europe
Ferreira & Ferreira (1889a), Gatti (2011a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Schedl (1980a), de Sousa & Lurdes Inácio (2005a).