First report of Phyllonorycter issikii in Hungary
The presence of Phyllonorycter issikii (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae – EPPO Alert List) is reported from Hungary. The pest was found mainly on Tilia cordata, but also on T. platyphyllos and T. argentea. A map showed that it spread from 2002 to 2003 to many different sites in the country (mainly in the North and West). The EPPO Secretariat had previously no data on the occurrence of P. issikii in Hungary. The situation of P. issikii in Hungary can be described as follows: Present, found in the North and West of the country.
Szabóky, C. (2004) [The spread of the leaf miner Phyllonorycter issikii Kumata 1963 (Lep. Gracillariidae) in Hungary.] (in Hungarian).
Növényvédelem, 40(6), 301-302.