Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agrilus ater

Agrilus ater (Linnaeus, 1767)

on Populus


The larvae bore under the thick bark of declining trees; pupation in the sapwood.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, x canadensis, nigra, tremula.

Perhaps also Salix alba

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).


Gutowski, Królik, Ługowoj, ao (2019a), Kwast (210a), Murria Beltrán (000a), Panin, Săvulecu & Ruicănescu (2015a), Teunissen & Vendrig (2017a), Zabransky (1991a).

Last modified 25.ii.2021