Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elatophilus nigricornis

Elatophilus nigricornis (Zetterstedt, 1838)

on Pinus, etc.


Larvae and adults are predators of aphids ans scale insects.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

? Picea; Pinus halepensis, nigra & subsp. “italica” + laricio, pinaster, pinea, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Adlbauer (1999a), Fabre, Menassieu, Foing & Chalon (2000a), FrieƟ, Holzinger & Schlosser (2014a), Ribes & Ribes (2000a), Wagner (1955a).

Last modified 8.iii.2022