EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus germanus(XYLBGE)


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 (1ACRG) Host
Alnus (1ALUG) Host
Betula (1BETG) Host
Carpinus betulus (CIPBE) Host
Castanea hybrids (CSNHY) Host
* Dutto M, Ferracini C, Faccoli M (2018) Prima segnalazione di Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky, 1866) (Coleoptera Curculionidae Scolytinae) in Piemonte. Bollettino Della Società Entomologica Italiana, 150(3), 123-125. https://doi.org/10.4081/BollettinoSEI.2018.123
------- "Japanese hybrids of chestnut trees"
Castanea sativa (CSNSA) Host
* Contarini M, Vannini A, Giarruzzo F, Faccoli M, Moralez‐Rodriguez C, Rossini L, Speranza S (2020) First record of Xylosandrus germanus (Blandford) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in the Mediterranean scrubland in Southern Italy, and its co‐presence with the co‐generic species X. compactus (Eichhoff) and X. crassiusculus (Motschulsky). EPPO Bulletin 50(2), 311-315
Ceratonia siliqua (CEQSI) Host
* Riba‐Flinch JM, Garreta A, Aymamí A, Lumbierres B, Mas H, Gallego D(2022) Current status and first detection of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in live trees in the Iberian Peninsula. EPPO Bulletin 52(2), 463-470.
Cercis (1CCSG) Host
Cladrastis lutea (CLQLU) Host
* DiGirolomo MF, Bohne MJ, Dodds KJ, Gapinski AT, DelRosso JS, Charap JG, Evans SC (2022) Utilizing urban arboreta for detection of native and non‐native wood‐inhabiting beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 24(1), 72-96.
------- as Cladrastis kentukea.
Cornus (1CRWG) Host
Corylus avellana (CYLAV) Host
* Kushiyev R, Tunçer C, Özdemir İO, Erper İ, Kalendar R, Alkan M, Özer G (2022) Molecular characterization of native entomopathogenic fungi from ambrosia beetles in hazelnut orchards of Turkey and evaluation of their in vitro efficacy. Insects 13(9), 824. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13090824
------ Confirmed host.

* Tuncer C, Knížek M, Hulcr J (2017) Scolytinae in hazelnut orchards of Turkey: Clarification of species and identification key (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). ZooKeys 710, 65
------- Confirmed host
Fagus sylvatica (FAUSY) Host
Fraxinus (1FRXG) Host
Juglans nigra (IUGNI) Host
Juglans regia (IUGRE) Host
* Stergulc F, Frigimelica G, Zandigiacomo P, Battisti A (1999) Severe forest decline of young walnut plantations in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, NE Italy. Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi 5(4), 27-31 (abst.).
Magnolia (1MAGG) Host
Malus domestica (MABSD) Host
* Agnello AM, Combs DB, Filgueiras CC, Willett DS, Mafra-Neto A (2021) Reduced infestation by Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in apple trees treated with host plant defense compounds. Journal of Economic Entomology 114(5), 2162-2171.
Picea (1PIEG) Host
Picea abies (PIEAB) Host
Pinus densiflora (PIUDE) Host
Pinus parviflora (PIUPF) Host
Pinus sylvestris (PIUSI) Host
Populus (1POPG) Host
Pseudotsuga menziesii (PSTME) Host
Quercus (1QUEG) Host
Salix (1SAXG) Host
Styrax (1STXG) Host
Ulmus glabra (ULMGL) Host
Vitis vinifera (VITVI) Host
* Ruzzier E, Prazaru SC, Faccoli M, Duso C (2021) Xylosandrus germanus (Blandford, 1894) on grapevines in Italy with a compilation of world scolytine weevils developing on Vitaceae. Insects 12(10), 869. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12100869
------- confirmed host.
woody plants (2WOOP) Host