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Larix
(larches)

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Larix (larches)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Larix
  • Preferred Common Name
  • larches
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Larix Mill.

Preferred Common Name

  • larches

International Common Names

  • English: Larch
  • Spanish: alerces
  • French: melèzes

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Laerche
  • Italy: larice
  • Netherlands: lork
  • Sweden: laerk

EPPO code

  • LAXSS (Larix sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Larix

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Ceratocystis laricicola; Dioryctria abietella (cone pyralid); Gnathotrichus sulcatus (western hemlock wood stainer); Heterobasidion annosum sensu lato (Heterobasidion root rot); Hylobius abietis (large pine weevil); Ips subelongatus (larch bark beetle); Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth); Melanophila drummondi (flatheaded fir borer); Meria laricis (larch meria needle cast); Monochamus scutellatus (white-spotted sawyer); Monochamus scutellatus oregonensis (Oregon fir sawyer); Monochamus scutellatus scutellatus (whitespotted sawyer); Sirex ermak (blue-black horntail); Tetropium gabrieli (longicorn beetle, Larch); Trypodendron lineatum (striped ambrosia beetle); Xylotrechus altaicus (Altay longhorn beetle)

Minor host of:

Acleris gloverana (western blackheaded budworm); Amylostereum areolatum; Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Choristoneura fumiferana (spruce budworm); Dasineura kellneri; Dendrolimus spectabilis (Japanese pine caterpillar); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Epirrita autumnata (autumnal moth); Hylotrupes bajulus (house longhorn beetle); Ips typographus (eight-toothed bark beetle); Lymantria mathura (pink gypsy moth); Melampsora medusae (poplar leaf rust); Panolis flammea (pine beauty moth); Phellinus weirii (laminated root rot); Phytophthora ramorum (sudden oak death (SOD)); Sirex noctilio (woodwasp); Tetropium castaneum (black spruce beetle); Tetropium fuscum (brown spruce longhorn beetle)

Wild host of:

Lachnellula willkommii (European larch canker); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall)

Host of (source - data mining):

Adelges laricis (pale spruce gall adelgid); Anogmus laricis; Antheraea pernyi; Asynapta strobi; Blastesthia turionella (cone pitch, moth); Blitopertha pallidipennis; Cholodkovskya viridana; Cinara laricis (larch aphid); Coleophora dahurica; Coleophora laricella (larch casebearer); Cydia coniferana; Cydia cosmophorana; Cydia indivisa; Cydia pactolana; Cydia zebeana; Dasineura rozhkovi; Dendrolimus superans (hemlock caterpillar, Japanese); Dryocoetes autographus; Epinotia tedella; Erannis ankeraria; Eurytoma laricis; Megastigmus rosae (rose seed chalcid); Pristiphora wesmaeli; Pseudohermenias abietana; Rhagium bifasciatum; Rhagium inquisitor; Sacchiphantes viridis (spruce pineapple gall adelges); Sparganothis pilleriana; Strobilomyia infrequens; Strobilomyia laricicola; Strobilomyia melania; Trichoferus campestris; Urocerus gigas (horntail, sawfly, banded); Zeiraphera diniana (douglas fir cone moth (Japan))