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Scolytus rugulosus
(shothole borer)

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Scolytus rugulosus (shothole borer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Scolytus rugulosus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • shothole borer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Scolytus rugulosus (Müller)

Preferred Common Name

  • shothole borer

Other Scientific Names

  • Eccoptogaster mediterraneus Egg.
  • Eccoptogaster rugulosus Ratz.
  • Ruguloscolytus mediterraneus (Egg.)
  • Ruguloscolytus rugulosus (Ratz.)
  • Scolytus mediterraneus (Eggers)

International Common Names

  • English: apple tree beetle; bark beetle, fruit tree; shot-hole, borer
  • Spanish: barrenillo pequeno de los frutales; gorgojo barrenador del tronco; gusano barreno municion; taladrillo de los frutales
  • French: scolyte des arbres fruitiers; scolyte des arbres fruitiers, petit; scolyte rugueux
  • Portuguese: broca das rosaceas; carga de chumbo

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: frugttraebarkbille
  • Finland: mantokuoriainen, luumun
  • Germany: Splintkaefer, Kleiner Obstbaum-; Splintkaefer, Mittelmeerobstbaum-; Splintkaefer, Runzeliger Obstbaum-
  • Italy: Scolito degli alberi da frutta, piccolo; Scolito degli alberi fruttiferi
  • Netherlands: Fruitboomschorsboorkever, kleine; Vruchtboomspintkever, kleine
  • Sweden: frukttraedssplintborre, mindre
  • Turkey: kucuk kabuk yazici bocegi

EPPO code

  • SCOLME (Scolytus mediterraneus)
  • SCOLRU (Scolytus rugulosus)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Africa

AlgeriaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
EgyptPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
LibyaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
MoroccoPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
TunisiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
GeorgiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
IranPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
IraqPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
IsraelPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
LebanonPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
PakistanPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
Saudi ArabiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
SyriaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
TurkeyPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
TurkmenistanPresentUK, CAB International (1979)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
AustriaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
BelgiumPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
BulgariaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
CyprusPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
CzechoslovakiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
DenmarkPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
FinlandPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
FrancePresentUK, CAB International (1979)
GermanyPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
GreecePresentUK, CAB International (1979)
HungaryPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
ItalyPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-SicilyPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
MaltaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
MoldovaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
NetherlandsPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
NorwayPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
PolandPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
PortugalPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
RussiaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-SiberiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
SpainPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
SwedenPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
SwitzerlandPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
UkrainePresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-CrimeaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
United KingdomPresentUK, CAB International (1979)

North America

CanadaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-British ColumbiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-Newfoundland and LabradorPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-Nova ScotiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-OntarioPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-QuebecPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
United StatesPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-AlabamaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-CaliforniaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-ColoradoPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-FloridaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-GeorgiaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-IllinoisPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-IndianaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-KansasPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-LouisianaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-MarylandPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-MichiganPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-MissouriPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-New MexicoPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-New YorkPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-OhioPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-OklahomaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-OregonPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-South CarolinaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-TennesseePresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-TexasPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-WashingtonPresentUK, CAB International (1979)

South America

ArgentinaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
BrazilPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-ParanaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-Rio de JaneiroPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-Rio Grande do SulPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
-Santa CatarinaPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
ChilePresentUK, CAB International (1979)
PeruPresentUK, CAB International (1979)
UruguayPresentUK, CAB International (1979)

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Cephalonomia gallicola Parasite
Cephalonomia hypobori Parasite Israel almonds
Cephalonomia utahensis Parasite
Cheiropachus quadrum Parasite Chile; Israel almonds; peaches
Dendrosoter protuberans Parasite Israel almonds
Ecphylus silesiacus Parasite Israel almonds
Entedon ergias Parasite Israel almonds
Eurytoma Parasite Larvae/Pupae
Eurytoma fraxinicola Parasite
Eurytoma kemalpasensis Parasite
Eurytoma morio Parasite Larvae/Pupae
Rhaphitelus maculatus Parasite Chile; Israel almonds; peaches
Sclerodermus domesticus Parasite Israel almonds

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

UK, CAB International, 1979. Scolytus rugulosus. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 392.

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