EPPO Global Database

Chrysobothris mali(CHRBMA)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Acer macrophyllum (ACRMA) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Acer negundo (ACRNE) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Acer pseudoplatanus (ACRPP) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Acer rubrum (ACRRB) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Acer saccharinum (ACRSA) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Aesculus hippocastanum (AECHI) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Arbutus menziesii (ARDME) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Ceanothus sorediatus (CEASO) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Cercocarpus montanus (CCRMO) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- As ‘C. parvifolius’.
Corylus avellana (CYLAV) Host
* Wiman N, Andrews H, Mugica A, Rudolph E & Chase T (2019) Pacific Flatheaded Borer Ecology and Knowledge Gaps in western Oregon orchard crops. In Flatheaded Borer Workshop. Tennessee State University, Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center, McMinnville, TN July 1-2 (p. 28)
Corylus cornuta subsp. californica (CYLCC) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
------- As ‘C. californica’

* EPPO (2021) EPPO Technical Document No. 1083. Pest risk analysis for Chrysobothris femorata and C. mali. EPPO, Paris. Available at https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/CHRBFE/documents
Eriobotrya japonica (EIOJA) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Eucalyptus globulus (EUCGL) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Fagus sylvatica (FAUSY) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. /1929
Ficus carica (FIUCA) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Frangula californica (RHACA) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
-------as Rhamnus californica
Heteromeles arbutifolia (PHNAR) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Juglans regia (IUGRE) Host
* Rijal J & Seybold S (2019) Biology and control of Pacific flatheaded borer in walnuts. Retrieved from https://ucanr.edu/sites/cawalnut/files/319307.pdf, 10pp.
Liriodendron tulipifera (LIRTU) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Malus domestica (MABSD) Host
* Acheampong S, Zilahi- GMG, Foottit RG & Judd GJR (2017) Pacific Flatheaded Borer, Chrysobothris mali Horn (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), found attacking apple saplings in the Southern Interior of British Columbia. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, 113, 71–73

* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Malus sylvestris (MABSY) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- As Pyrus malus.
Pickeringia montana (QKRMO) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Platanus orientalis (PLTOR) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Platanus racemosa (PLTRA) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Populus tremuloides (POPTM) Host
* Steed BE & Burton DA (2015) Field guide to diseases and insects of quaking aspen in the West. Part 1: wood and bark boring insects. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Missoula MT. 115 pp. 
------- Host, but not commonly attacked.
Prunus armeniaca (PRNAR) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Prunus avium (PRNAV) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Prunus cerasus (PRNCE) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Prunus domestica (PRNDO) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 

* Homan HW (2020) Pacific Flathead Borer. Retrieved from treefruit.wsu.edu/crop-protection/opm/pacific-flathead-borer/
Prunus dulcis (PRNDU) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83). as P. amygdalus
 
* Strand L & Ohlendorf B (2002) Integrated Pest Management for Almonds, 2nd Edition. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

* UC (1999) Crop Profile for Almonds in California - UCANR, 35 pp. Available at https://ucanr.edu/datastoreFiles/391-12.pdf
Prunus ilicifolia (PRNIL) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Prunus pendula (PRNPQ) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Prunus persica (PRNPS) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Prunus serrulata (PRNSL) Host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Prunus subcordata (PRNSD) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Pyrus communis (PYUCO) Host
* Homan HW (2020) Pacific Flathead Borer. Retrieved from treefruit.wsu.edu/crop-protection/opm/pacific-flathead-borer/
Quercus agrifolia (QUEAG) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Ribes rubrum (RIBRU) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Rosa (1ROSG) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Salix lasiolepis (SAXLL) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Sorbus aucuparia (SOUAU) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Ulmus americana (ULMAM) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Ulmus glabra (ULMGL) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- as Ulmus scabra pendula
Ulmus x hollandica (ULMHO) Host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- As Ulmus scabra huntingdoni
Vaccinium (1VACG) Host
* Cahill D (2020) Controlling Pacific Flathead Borer in Agricultural Crops. Organic Farmer. Retrieved from https://organicfarmermag.com/2020/07/controlling-pacific-flathead-borer-in-agricultural-crops/


* UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Blueberry. UC ANR Publication 3542. Oakland, CA. Retrieved from https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/blueberry/Pacific-flatheaded-borer/
Vaccinium hybrids (VACHY) Host
* Haviland DR (n.d.) Pacific Flatheaded Borer, Chrysobothris mali (revised continuously). 
------- Found on Southern highbush blueberries in California (hybrids of V. corymbosum with species such as V. virgatum, V. angustifolium and V. darrowii.
Acer saccharum (ACRSC) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Aesculus californica (AECCA) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Alnus rhombifolia (ALURH) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’
Arctostaphylos nummularia (ARYNU) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Arctostaphylos tomentosa (ARYTO) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Betula pubescens (BETPB) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).            
-------As B. alba, Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’
Ceanothus cuneatus (CEACU) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Cotoneaster (1CTTG) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Cotoneaster horizontalis (CTTHO) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Crataegus x lavallei (CSCLV) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
-------As C. carrierei
Cydonia oblonga (CYDOB) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Eucalyptus (1EUCG) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333.
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (FRXPE) Doubtful host
* Walker J (2014) A faunal survey of Coleoptera, Hemiptera (Heteroptera), and Lepidoptera associated with Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall (Oleaceae) in the Red River valley of Eastern North Dakota. North Dakota State University
Osmaronia cerasiformis (OSOCE) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
-------Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant.
Persea americana (PEBAM) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
-------as P. gratissima
Photinia serratifolia (PHNSE) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
------- As Photinia serrulata
Populus deltoides (POPDE) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Populus nigra var. italica (POPNT) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant.
Prunus cerasifera (PRNCF) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Prunus laurocerasus (PRNLR) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Pyracantha coccinea (PYECO) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Quercus chrysolepis (QUECH) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Quercus kelloggii (QUEKE) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- As Q. californica. Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant.
Quercus vacciniifolia (QUEVC) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Rhamnus crocea (RHACO) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant.
Rhaphiolepis umbellata (RAHUM) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
------- As R. japonica.
Ribes sanguineum (RIBSA) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Ribes uva-crispa (RIBUC) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
------- As gooseberry,
Rubus vitifolius (RUBVI) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Salix babylonica (SAXBA) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant
Salix laevigata (SAXLG) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1919) Biological Notes on the Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chrysobothris Femorata Fab.) and the Pacific Flatheaded Apple Tree Borer (Chryso- Bothris Mali Horn). Journal of Economic Entomology, 12(4), 326–333. 
------- Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’ from this plant
Salix x fragilis (SAXRU) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Wisteria sinensis (WSTSI) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).