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Sirex cyaneus
(blue horntail)

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Sirex cyaneus (blue horntail)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Sirex cyaneus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blue horntail
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Sirex cyaneus Fabricius

Preferred Common Name

  • blue horntail

Other Scientific Names

  • Paururus cyaneus
  • Sirex abbottii

International Common Names

  • English: wood wasp, steel-blue (England)
  • French: sirex bleu

EPPO code

  • SIRXCY (Sirex cyaneus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Siricidae
  •                             Genus: Sirex
  •                                 Species: Sirex cyaneus

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

DenmarkPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
United KingdomPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Northern IrelandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

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

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Dendrocopos major Predator
Dryocopus martius Predator
Ibalia leucospoides Parasite
Rhyssa persuasoria Parasite

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