Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phloeosinus thujae

Phloeosinus thujae (Perris, 1855)

on Juniperus, etc.

parasite

In the bark of thin (<1 cm) branches of weakened trees.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana; Cupressus lusitanica; Juniperus communis, oxycedrus, sabina; Sequoia; Sequoiadendron; Thuja occidentalis; Platycladus orientalis; Tetraclinis; Thujopsis dolabrata; Tsuga heterophylla.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

See Lekander.

references

Borowski & Mokrzycki (2016a), Doychev & Ovcharov (2006a), Duffy (1953a), Gatti (2011a), Lekander (1969a), Lieutier, Mendel & Faccoli (2016a), Lombardero (1995a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Munroe (1926a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Schedl (1980a).

Last modified 2.iv.2021