Ips typographus

Photo: Jan Liska,   Forestry and Game Management Research  Institute,   Bugwood.org

Photo: Jan Liska, Forestry and Game Management Research Institute, Bugwood.org

  • Dark brown to black coloured, 4.2 to 5.5 mm long beetle with long yellow hairs on the head and body
  • Infestations cause needles to change colour and can kill infested trees
  • Spruce is the main host affected, but pine, fir and larch are also susceptible

High priority pest of: Plantation forestry

Scientific name: Ips typographus
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Beetles & weevils (COLEOPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol

 

High priority pest of: Plantation forestry

Scientific name: Ips typographus
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Beetles & weevils (COLEOPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol