conidium of Amylostereum chailletii is spread by mycangial pouches of female of Urocerus gigas
In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Foodplant / internal feeder
larva of Urocerus gigas feeds within wood of Pinaceae
Other: sole host/prey
Fungus / feeder
larva of Urocerus gigas feeds on wood rot imperfect state of Amylostereum chailletii
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Urocerus gigas
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
Barcode data: Urocerus gigas
There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen. Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.
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The Giant Woodwasp, Banded Horntail, or Greater Horntail (Urocerus gigas) is a species of Sawfly, native to the Holarctic and North Africa. Adults are usually between 10 to 40mm (0.5 to 1.5 inches) in length.
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