Xiphydria camelus (Linnaeus, 1758)

black necked wood wasp, alder wood wasp

on Alnus, Betula, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the wood of dying or dead trees.

host plants

mainly Betulaceae, oligophagous

Alnus; Betula pendula.

To a lesser degree also Populus; Prunus; Quercus; Ulmus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Benson (1961a), Chevin (1984a), Hoop (1983a), Šrůtka, Pažoutová & Kolařík (2007a), Turrisi (2010a).

mod 6.iv.2020