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Otiorhynchus salicicola

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Otiorhynchus salicicola

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Otiorhynchus salicicola
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Adult of O. salicicola from London, UK. Actual length 12.5 mm.
TitleAdult
CaptionAdult of O. salicicola from London, UK. Actual length 12.5 mm.
CopyrightM.V.L. Barclay
Adult of O. salicicola from London, UK. Actual length 12.5 mm.
AdultAdult of O. salicicola from London, UK. Actual length 12.5 mm.M.V.L. Barclay
Typical adult feeding damage to a leaf of cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) by O. salicicola (London, UK).
TitleDamage symptoms
CaptionTypical adult feeding damage to a leaf of cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) by O. salicicola (London, UK).
CopyrightM.V.L. Barclay
Typical adult feeding damage to a leaf of cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) by O. salicicola (London, UK).
Damage symptomsTypical adult feeding damage to a leaf of cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) by O. salicicola (London, UK).M.V.L. Barclay

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Otiorhynchus salicicola Heyden, 1908

Other Scientific Names

  • Otiorhynchus liguricus Apfelbeck
  • Otiorhynchus salicicola var. appeninus Stierlin
  • Otiorhynchus salicicola var. pseudonotatus Apfelbeck
  • Otiorhynchus salicis Stierlin
  • Otiorrhynchus salicicola Heyden, 1908

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

AustriaPresent, WidespreadLona (1936); Hoffmann (1950); Frieser (1981)
FrancePresentHoffmann (1950); CABI (Undated)
ItalyPresent, WidespreadFrieser (1981); Landi (1990); Landi (1991); CABI (Undated)
SwedenPresent, Few occurrencesBorisch (1997); CABI (Undated)
SwitzerlandPresent, WidespreadHoffmann (1950); Bassangova and Grunder (1997)
United KingdomPresentBarclay (2003)

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Growing point / external feeding
Inflorescence / external feeding
Leaves / external feeding
Roots / external feeding
Stems / external feeding
Vegetative organs / internal feeding
Whole plant / external feeding
Whole plant / plant dead; dieback

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Bacillus thuringiensis tenebrionis Pathogen Larvae
Heterorhabditis megidis Parasite Larvae
Steinernema feltiae Parasite

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Growing medium accompanying plants adults; eggs; larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Leaves adults Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches adults Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Bark
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes
Flowers/Inflorescences/Cones/Calyx
Fruits (inc. pods)
Roots
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants
True seeds (inc. grain)
Wood

Wood Packaging

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Wood Packaging not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Loose wood packing material
Non-wood
Processed or treated wood
Solid wood packing material with bark
Solid wood packing material without bark

References

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Barclay MVL, 2003. Otiorhynchus (s. str.) armadillo (Rossi, 1792) and Otiorhynchus (s. str.) salicicola Heyden, 1908 (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Otiorhynchini), two European vine weevils established in the UK. The Coleopterist, 12:2.

Bassangova N; Grunder J, 1997. Otiorhynchus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in several regions of Switzerland. Mitteilungen der Entomologischen Gesellschaft Basel, 47(1):22-28; 5 ref.

Bene G del; Parrini C, 1986. Notes on the biology of species of Otiorrhynchus (Coleoptera Curculionidae) injurious to ornamental plants in nurseries in Tuscany. Redia, 69:341-359

Borisch D, 1997. Edvard Anderson's Mediterranean greenhouse in Stockholm: an immigration gate for weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from southern Europe. Entomologisk Tidskrift, 118(2/3):133-134; 4 ref.

CSL, 2002. Advice to Gardeners on the control of alien vine weevils, Sand Hutton, York, UK: Central Science Laboratory, Dept. of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Leaflet available on the worldwide web at www.defra.gov.uk/planth/phnews/vine.pdf.

Dese÷ KV; Constanzi M, 1987. Use of nematodes pathogenic to insects against the larvae of weevils injurious to flowering and ornamental crops. Difesa delle Piante, 10:27-132.

Di Marco C; Osella G, 2001. Otiorhynchus Germar, 1824 and the strictly related genera Dodecastichus Stierlin, 1861, Limatogaster Apfelbeck, 1898 and Cirirrhynchus Apfelbeck, 1899 from the Abruzzo-Molise Appennins (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Memorie de Museo Civico do Storia Naturale di Verona (II serie), Sezione Scienze della Vita-N.15-2001, 1-117.

Frieser R, 1981. Otiorhynchinae. In: Freude H, Harde KW, Lohse GA, eds. Die Kafer Mitteleuropas, 10:184-279.

Hoffmann A, 1950. Faune de France. C=leoptFres Curculionides, 52 (I T.). Paris, France: Lechevalier.

Klingler J, 1988. Heterorhabditis nematodes in a dip method against weevils. GSrtnermeister, 91(17):369-371

Klingler J, 1988. Investigations on the parasitism of Otiorhynchus salicicola and O. sulcatus (Col.: Curculionidae) by Heterorhabditis sp. (Nematoda). Entomophaga, 33(3):325-331

Landi S, 1990. Possibility of biological control of Otiorhynchus spp. on ornamental plants in nurseries. Redia, 73(2):261-273; 23 ref.

Landi S, 1991. Contribution to the knowledge of Otiorrhynchus salicicola Heyd. (Coleoptera Curculionidae). Redia, 74(1):127-134

Lona C, 1936. Pars 148: Curculionidae: Otiorrhynchinae 1. Coleopterorum Catalogus. Gravenhage, Netherlands: Dr W. Junk's.

PalmE, 1996. North European weevils. 1. The short-nosed species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - with special reference to the Danish fauna. Nordeuropas snudebiller. 1. De kortsnudende arter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - med srligt henblik pa^circle over~ den danske fauna.; Nordeuropas snudebiller 1. De kortsnudede arter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - med saerligt henblik pa den danske fauna, 356 pp.; [163 maps, many col. fig.]; 1012 ref.

Reitter E, 1913. Bestimmungs-Tabelle der Europaischen Coleopteren. Curculionidae: 20 Teil: Die ungezahnzen Arten der gattung Otiorhynchus. Weiner Entomologischen Zeitung, 32:25-118.

Trematerra P, 1994. Amphipyra pyramidea, a new pest of actinidia. Informatore Agrario, 50(20):75-77

Distribution References

Barclay MVL, 2003. Otiorhynchus (s. str.) armadillo (Rossi, 1792) and Otiorhynchus (s. str.) salicicola Heyden, 1908 (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Otiorhynchini), two European vine weevils established in the UK. In: The Coleopterist, 12 2.

Bassangova N, Grunder J, 1997. Otiorhynchus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in several regions of Switzerland. (Otiorhynchus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in verschiedenen Gebieten der Schweiz.). Mitteilungen der Entomologischen Gesellschaft Basel. 47 (1), 22-28.

Borisch D, 1997. Edvard Anderson's Mediterranean greenhouse in Stockholm: an immigration gate for weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from southern Europe. (Det Edvard Andersonska Medelhavsväxthuset i Stockholm: en inköesport för vivlar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) frǻn södra Europa.). Entomologisk Tidskrift. 118 (2/3), 133-134.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Frieser R, 1981. (Otiorhynchinae). In: Die Kafer Mitteleuropas, 10 [ed. by Freude H, Harde KW, Lohse GA]. 184-279.

Hoffmann A, 1950. Coleopteres Curculionides. Paris, France: P. Lechevalier.

Landi S, 1990. Possibility of biological control of Otiorhynchus spp. on ornamental plants in nurseries. (Possibilità di controllo biologico di Otiorhynchus spp. su piante ornamentali in vivaio.). Redia. 73 (2), 261-273.

Landi S, 1991. Contribution to the knowledge of Otiorrhynchus salicicola Heyd. (Coleoptera Curculionidae). (Contributo alla conoscenza di Otiorrhynchus salicicola Heyd. (Coleoptera Curculionidae).). Redia. 74 (1), 127-134.

Lona C, 1936. [English title not available]. (Curculionidae: Otiorrhynchinae 1.). In: Coleopterorum Catalogus, No. 148. Gravenhage, Netherlands: Dr W. Junk's.

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