Scolytus intricatus Ratzeburg, 1873

[Hungarian Version]

Csóka, György and Kovács, Tibor (1999): Xilofág rovarok - Xylophagous insects. Hungarian Forest Research Institute. Erdészeti Turományos Intézet, Agroinform Kiadó, Budapest, 189 pp.


Mn: Tölgykéreg szú  /  En: Oak bark beetle

3-4 mm. Uni-, occasionally bivoltine. The horizontal, single-shafted egg gallery is short (1-3 cm). The vertical larval tunnels are long (10-15 cm). Both the egg gallery and the larval tunnels are excavated into the sapwood. Main foodplants are oak (Quercus), but occasionally occurs in sweet chestnut (Castanea), beech (Fagus), hornbeam (Carpinus), poplar (Populus), willow (Salix) and elm (Ulmus). European species, common everywhere in Hungary.

 

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