Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phloeosinus aubei

Phloeosinus aubei (Perris, 1855)

small cypress shoot beetle

on Juniperus, etc.

Phloeosinus aubei: galleries

galleries (from Nowak ao)

parasite

in the bark of branches and stems of strongly weakened trees.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Cephalotaxus; Cryptomeria japonica; Cupressus lusitanica, macrocarpa, sempervirens; Juniperus communis, excelsa, foetidissima, oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, phoenicea, sabina, virginiana; Platycladus orientalis; Sequoiadendron giganteum; Tetraclinis articulata; Thuja occidentalis.

phenology

Bivoltine; hibernation as imago within a gallery

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Phloeosinus bicolor aucf.

references

Ciesla, Erkanat & Akeson (2011a), Doychev & Ovcharov (2006a), Faccoli & Cecchi (2003a), Fiala & Holuša (2019a), Garcia (1991a), Gatti (2011a), Lieutier, Mendel & Faccoli (2016a), Lombardero (1995a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Nowak, Niedźwiecka, Witkowski, ao (2017a), Schedl (1980a).

Last modified 2.iv.2021