Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pityogenes calcaratus

Pityogenes calcaratus (Eichhof, 1878)

on Pinus, etc.

Pityogenes calcaratus brood gallery system

brood gallery system (from Mendel ao)

parasite

In the bark of thin branches of severely weakened trees; polygamous species.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Cedrus deodara; Pinus brutia, halepensis, nigra, pinaster, pinea, radiata, sylvestris; Pseudotsuga menziesii.

phenology

2-4 generations.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Mainly in trees that already have been weakened by an attack bt Orthotomicus erosus.

references

Faccoli & Cecchi (2003a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Gatti (2011a), Lieutier, Mendel & Faccoli (2016a), Lombardero (1995a), López Romero, Romón Ochoa, Iturrondobeitia Bilbao & Goldaracena Lafuente (2007a), Mendel, Madar & Golan (1985a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Sarikaya & Avci (2011a).

Last modified 7.xii.2021