Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xyleborinus saxesenii

Xyleborinus saxesenii (Ratzeburg, 1837)

fruit-tree pinhole borer

on Prunus, etc., etc.

Xyleborinus saxesenii gallery

Schematic array of the gallery system (from Lombardero, 1996a)

parasite

Larvae in a communal, fungus-lined cavity in the sapwood of the thicker branches of weakened trees. Ammbrosia-beetle.

host plants

polyphagous

Abies alba, cilicica, koreana, nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani; Acacia; Acer campestre, platanoides; Actinidia chinensis, deliciosa; Aesculus hippocastanum; Alnus glutinosa, japonica; Araucaria; Betula pendula, pubescens; Camellia; Castanea crenata, mollissima, sativa; Cedrus libani; Chamaecyparis; Cornus florida; Corylus avellana; Cryptomeria japonica; Cupressus; Eucalyptus; Fagus orientalis, sylvatica, x taurica; Ficus carica; Fraxinus excelsior, ornus; Juglans regia; Juniperus excelsa; Koelreuteria paniculata; Larix decidua; Liquidambar orientalis; Malus domestica; Morella faya; Picea abies, jezoensis; Pinus nigra & subsp. pallasiana, radiata, rigida, strobus, sylvestris; Populus angustifolia, nigra; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasus, domestica & subsp. insititia, padus, persica, serotina, serrulata, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus cerris, petraea, pyrenaica, robur, rubra; Robinia pseudoacacia; Salix cinerea; Sambucus nigra; Tilia cordata; Tsuga; Ulmus glabra.

phenology

One or two generations.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Xyleborus peregrinus Eggers, 1944; X. xylographus auct.

references

Borowski & Mokrzycki (2016a), Bussler & Immler (2007a), Cebeci & Ayberk (2010a), Doychev & Ovcharov (2006a), Duffy (1953a), Lombardero (1995a, 1996a), López Romero, Romón Ochoa, Iturrondobeitia Bilbao & Goldaracena Lafuente (2007a), Marković & Stojanović (2015a), Mifsud & Knížek (2009a), Munroe (1926a), Nikulina, Mandelshtam, Petrov, ao (2015a), Roganović (2012a), Sarıkaya (2013a,b, 2017a), Schedl (1980a), Schott & Callot (0000a), Tuncer, Knizek & Hulcr (2017a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020