Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sirex juvencus

Sirex juvencus (Linnaeus, 1758)

steely-blue wood wasp

on Pinus, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the stem. They live in symbiosis with the fungus Amylostereum chailletii (Persoon) Boidin 1958 (Schedl).

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Abies alba; Larix decidua; Picea abies; Pinus sylvestris; Pseudotsuga.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Paururus juvencus.

references

BeneŇ° (2013a), Hoop (1983a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Pschorn-Walcher & Taeger (1995), Schedl (2009a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 15.iii.2021