Scolytus rugulosus (Muller) (Coleoptera, Scolytidae) - A New Pest of Acer undulatum Pojark in Turkey

Publication Type:Journal Article
Authors:H. Ayberk, Cebeci H.
Journal:Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Date Published:2010
:1680-5593; 1993-601X
:Scolytus rugulosus

Scolytus rugulosus (Muller), Shothole borer was detected as a new pest of Acer undulatum Pojark with this study. A. undulatum is a species of maple, endemic to Babadag near Fethiye in Mugla Province, southwest Turkey where it grows at altitudes of between 1400 and 1800m. The related pest is feeding and tunnelling between back and cambium of mostly ornamental trees. The objective of the study was to determine the harmful pests threatening this endemic plant.

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