EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2006 Num. article: 2006/205

Current situation of Agrilus planipennis in Canada

In Canada, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae – EPPO A1 list) was first detected at Windsor (Essex county) in Ontario in 2002. Since then, the pest has also been recorded in other municipalities or counties of Ontario: municipality of Chatham-Kent, Lambton, Elgin and finally in autumn 2006 in the city of London (Middlesex county). The pest status of Agrilus planipennis in Canada is officially declared as follows: Present in parts of 5 counties/regional municipalities in Ontario - intensive surveys are ongoing.


NAPPO Pest Alert System (2006b) Official pest report. Update on the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) in Ontario - Canada. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=240