Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Crypturgus numidicus

Crypturgus numidicus Ferrari, 1867

on Abies, Cedrus, Picea


Irregular galleries in the bark of dying trees. The tiny adult beetles enter the bark using entrance openings made by larger bark beetles species.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Abies numidica, pinsapo; Cedrus libani; Pinus brutia, halepensis, heldreichii, nigra, pinaster, pinea, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Gatti (2011a), Lieutier, Mendel & Faccoli (2016a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Plaza (1983a).

Last modified 2.iv.2021