Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bursaphelenchus mucronatus

Bursaphelenchus mucronatus Mamiya & Enda, 1978

on Pinus


Nematoden in the wood; they cause a fatal wilting disease, characterized by a discouluration of the needles, descending from the top of the tree, die-back of branches, and a bluish hue on the cut surface.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus nigra.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).


Tülek, Kepenekci, İmren, ao (2019a).

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