Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bothynotus pilosus

Bothynotus pilosus (Boheman, 1852)

on ? Pinus, etc.


Larvae and adults are predators.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

? Picea abies; ? Pinus sylvestris.

Doubts exist about these so-called host plants. It is conceivable that the species rather lives in and on the moss or Calluna vulgaris below the trees.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).


Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Dioli (1997a), Otto (1995a), Rabitsch (2001a), Scudder (1995a), Vivas & Cerdà (2015a).

Last modified 30.iii.2022