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Bark beetles and pinhole borers (Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Platypodinae) alien to Europe
Abstract Invasive bark beetles are posing a major threat to forest resources around the world. DAISIE’s web-based and printed databases of invasive species in Europe provide an incomplete andExpand
Effect of Weather on Ips typographus (Coleoptera Curculionidae) Phenology, Voltinism, and Associated Spruce Mortality in the Southeastern Alps
  • M. Faccoli
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental entomology
  • 30 March 2009
ABSTRACT Summer drought associated with high temperatures recorded in the last few years has given rise to outbreaks of bark beetles developing in weakened host trees. The aim of this study was toExpand
Dutch elm disease and elm bark beetles: a century of association
Abstract: Bark beetles of the genus Scolytus Geoffroy are the main vectors of the fungus Ophiostoma ulmi s.l., which causes the Dutch elm disease. The large and small elm bark beetles - S. scolytusExpand
First Record of Thousand Cankers Disease Geosmithia morbida and Walnut Twig Beetle Pityophthorus juglandis on Juglans nigra in Europe.
Thousand cankers disease (TCD) of walnut is responsible for widespread mortality of black walnut (Juglans nigra L.) in the United States since the mid-1990s (2). The disease is caused by the fungusExpand
A Suite of Models to Support the Quantitative Assessment of Spread in Pest Risk Analysis
Pest Risk Analyses (PRAs) are conducted worldwide to decide whether and how exotic plant pests should be regulated to prevent invasion. There is an increasing demand for science-based risk mapping inExpand
Description of the Yunnan shoot borer, Tomicus yunnanensis Kirkendall & Fac- coli sp. n. (Curculionidae, Scolytinae), an unusually aggressive pine shoot beetle from southern China, with a key to the
We describe a new and highly aggressive species of pine shoot beetle, Tomicus yunnanensis Kirkendall & Faccoli, which has been decimating Pinus yunnanensis forests in southwest China for almost threeExpand
First Record of Thousand Cankers Disease Fungal Pathogen Geosmithia morbida and Walnut Twig Beetle Pityophthorus juglandis on Juglans regia in Europe.
Thousand cankers disease (TCD) is a disease complex caused by the fungus Geosmithia morbida Kolařik (Ascomycota, Hypocreales) and its vector Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman 1928 (Coleoptera,Expand
Monitoring of the pine sawyer beetle Monochamus galloprovincialis by pheromone traps in Italy
The pine sawyer beetle Monochamus galloprovincialis (Olivier) (Coleoptera Cerambycidae) gained importance as a pest in Europe after the introduction in Portugal of the pine wood nematodeExpand
Ips typographus (L.) pheromone trapping in south Alps: spring catches determine damage thresholds
Abstract:  Ips typographus is one of the major forest pests in the Italian Alps. From 1996, populations of I. typographus in Friuli‐Venezia Giulia region (NE Italy) have been permanently monitored inExpand
Weevils and Bark Beetles (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) Chapter 8.2
We record 201 alien curculionoids established in Europe, of which 72 originate from outside Europe. Aliens to Europe belong to fi ve families, but four-fi fths of them are from the Curculionidae.Expand