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Hylesinus varius
(ash bark beetle)

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Hylesinus varius (ash bark beetle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hylesinus varius
  • Preferred Common Name
  • ash bark beetle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Hylesinus varius (ash bark beetle); adult.
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CaptionHylesinus varius (ash bark beetle); adult.
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Hylesinus varius (ash bark beetle); adult.
AdultHylesinus varius (ash bark beetle); adult.©Udo Schmidt/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hylesinus varius (Fabricius)

Preferred Common Name

  • ash bark beetle

Other Scientific Names

  • Hylesinus fraxini (PANZER)
  • Hylesinus orni FUCHS
  • Leperisinus fraxini (PANZER)
  • Leperisinus orni (FUCHS)
  • Leperisinus varius (Fabricius)

International Common Names

  • French: hylesine du frene

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: askebarkbille, pletted
  • Finland: saarnenniluri, pieni
  • Germany: Bastkaefer, Aehnlicher bunter; Bastkaefer, Bunter kleiner Eschen-
  • Italy: Ilesino del frassino
  • Netherlands: Eschenbastkaefer, bonte; Essebastkever
  • Norway: askebarkbille, flekket
  • Sweden: askbastborre, flaeckig

EPPO code

  • HYESFR (Leperisinus varius)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Scolytidae
  •                             Genus: Hylesinus
  •                                 Species: Hylesinus varius

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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

GermanyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
NorwayPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
PolandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
SpainPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Cerocephala eccoptogastri Parasite
Cheiropachus quadrum Parasite
Coeloides filiformis Parasite
Coeloides melanotus Parasite
Dendrosoter protuberans Parasite
Eurytoma Parasite Larvae
Eurytoma aloisifilippoi Parasite
Eurytoma arctica Parasite Larvae/Pupae
Eurytoma morio Parasite Larvae/Pupae
Torymus hylesini Parasite
Trichogramma semblidis Parasite Eggs

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