Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xylosandrus germanus

Xylosandrus germanus (Blandford, 1894)

black timber beetle

on woody plants

parasite

Ambrosia beetles; groups of larvae in the xylem. Mostly in already dead trees, but also capable to attack healthy trees.

host plants

polyphagous

Abies alba; Acer platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Alnus glutinosa; Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Castanea crenata, sativa; Cornus florida; Corylus avellana; Diospyros kaki; Fagus sylvatica; Juglans regia; Liriodendron tulipifera; Picea abies; Pinus densiflora, strobus, sylvestris; Prunus avium, cerasus; Pseudotsuga menziesii; Quercus petraea, rubra; Robinia pseudoacacia; Taxodium distichum; Ulmus glabra; Vitis vinifera; Ziziphus jujuba.

phenology

1-3 Generations.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Xyleborus germanus.

references

Bussler, Blaschke & Walentowski (2010a), Bussler & Immler (2007a), López, Iturrondobeitia & Goldarazena (2007a), López Romero, Romón Ochoa, Iturrondobeitia Bilbao & Goldaracena Lafuente (2007a), Olenici, Knížek, Olenici, ao (2014a), Tuncer, Knizek & Hulcr (2017a), Vorst, Heijerman, van Nunen & van Wielink (2008a).

Last modified 24.xi.2020