Scolytus ratzeburgi Janson, 1856
birch bark beetle, birch sapwood borer
Betula pendula; infected stem, after removal of the bark, exposing the gallery system engraved in the wood (from Lukić ao).
characteristic for this species is a row, of to 20 cm long, of 2 mm sized openings over the brood gallery.
Larvae and adults in the bark of weakened trees.
1-2 Generations. Hibernation as larva.
distribution within Europe
Borowski & Mokrzycki (2016a), Duffy (1953a), Lombardero & Novoa (1994a), Lukić, Zgrablić & Mičetić Stanković (2019a), Marković & Stojanović (2015a), Munroe (1926a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Petrov, Mandelshtam & Beaver (2019a), Ring (1977a), Schedl (1980a).