Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Hylastes cunicularius



Hylastes cunicularius


  • Last modified
  • 16 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hylastes cunicularius
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hylastes cunicularius (Erichson)

Other Scientific Names

  • Hylesinus cunicularius

International Common Names

  • French: hylesine mineur de l'epicea

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: rodbille, granens
  • Finland: kuusenniluri
  • Germany: Bastkaefer, Schwarzer Fichten-
  • Italy: Ilaste dell' abete rosso
  • Norway: granrotbille
  • Sweden: granbastborre, svart

EPPO code

  • HYASCU (Hylastes cunicularius)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Curculionidae
  •                             Genus: Hylastes
  •                                 Species: Hylastes cunicularius

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


BulgariaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
FinlandUnconfirmed record
NorwayUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
SwedenUnconfirmed record

Natural enemies

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