Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhodocyrtus cribripennis

Rhodocyrtus cribripennis (Desbrochers des Loges, 1869)

olive fruit curculio

on Fraxinus, Olea, Phillyrea


Up to some twenty larvae, whitish, curved, 1 mm large typical weevil larvae, bore in endocarp.

host plants

Oleaceae, oligophagous

Fraxinus; Jasminum officinale; Olea europaea; Phillyrea angustifolia, latifoloa.

? Also Juniperus phoenicea; Quercus pubescens (Osella & Magnano).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Notocyrtus, Rhynchites, cribripennis.


Athanasíou & Zárpas (0000a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Legalov & Friedman (2007a), Osella & Magnano (0000a).

Last modified 13.xii.2021