Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cimbex femoratus

Cimbex femoratus (Linnaeus, 1758)

birch sawfly, buton horn sheet wasp

on Betula

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

Betula spec., Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Rekem, Vallei van de Zijpbeek, 16.ix.2017 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

detail

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

the striking dorsal line

Cimbex femoratus: larva on Betula pendula

Betula pendula, Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes, Tienne de Breumont, 12.vii.2008 © Stéphane Claerebout

Cimbex femoratus: larva on Betula pendula

another image

parasite

Larvae free on the plant.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Cimbex femorata.

references

Benson (1951a), Hoop (1983a), Lorenz & Kraus (1957a), Pesarini & Turrisi (2006a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a), Schwarz (2000a), Taeger (1998a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 18.v.2020