Agrilus cuprescens (Ménétries, 1832)

on Rosa, Rubus

gall

the solitary, apodous larva makes an up to 14 cm long, spiralling, gallery in a stem. The stems locally swells, and the course of the gallery is visible in a discolouration of the bark. The shoot above the gall wilts. Pupation in thr gallery.

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Rosa x damascena, rubiginosa, rugosa, spinosissima; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus.

Occurrence on Ribes, as cited by Buhr, concerns xenophagy.

synonyms

Agrilus rubicola Abeille de Perrin, 1897.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Sánchez Sobrino & Tolosa Sánchez (2005a).

mod 30.viii.2018