Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocerus gigas

Urocerus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

giant wood wasp

on Pinus, etc.


Larvae bore in the stem.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Abies alba; Larix decidua; Picea abies; Pinus cembra, nigra, sylvestris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Sirex gigas.


Aguiar, Cravo & Gonçalves (2017a), Benson (1961a), Blank (1993a), Chrystal (1928a), Hoop (1983a), Kofler & Schedl (2010a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Pschorn-Walcher & Taeger (1995), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schedl (1976a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 5.iv.2021