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Abstract

Xylophagous and bark insects of coniferous and broadleaved trees barked by deer in sample plots at the Forestry Experimental Station in Krynica.

Abstract

Surveys were made in 1979-80 of 6 stands representing different developmental stages of montane forest in SW Poland, and dominant insect species and associations identified for (a) silver fir, (b) Norway spruce, (c) Pinus strobus and (d) Fraxinus excelsior. Pityophthorus pityographus and Cryphalus piceae were dominant on (a), P. pityographus and Polygraphus poligraphus on (b), Pityophthorus pityographus and Dryocoetes autographus on (c) and Leperisinus orni on (d). Additional species of major importance in the deterioration process of injured trees were Pityogenes chalcographus, Pissodes piceae, Trypodendron lineatum [Xyloterus lineatus], Urocerus gigas and Xeris spectrum on (a), Pityogenes chalcographus and Molorchus minor on (b) and Ips cembrae, Pissodes piceae, P. piniphilus and Tomicus piniperda on (c).