Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocerus gigas

Urocerus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

giant wood wasp

on Pinus, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the stem.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

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

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Sirex gigas.

references

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

Last modified 7.v.2020