Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coccotrypes dactyliperda

Coccotrypes dactyliperda (Fabricius, 1801)

date stone beetle

on Phoenix, etc.

Coccotrypes dactyliperda

infected date (from Forbicioni ao)

parasite

Larvae in the seeds. Infected seeds drop to the ground..

host plants

Arecaceae, oligophagous

Chamaerops humilis; Howea forsteriana; Phoenix canariensis, dactylifera; Washingtonia filifera.

phenology

Bivoltien.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Comparini, Gallego, Núñez, ao (2018a), Duffy (1953a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Gatti (2011a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Ponel & Lemaire (0000a), Schedl (1980a), Spennemann (2018a).

Last modified 2.iv.2021