EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2011 Num. article: 2011/211

First observation of Drosophila suzukii in Belgium

During the last week of November 2011, the finding of one male adult of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae – EPPO A2 List) was reported by a scientist in a private garden in Ostend, Belgium. The NPPO is carrying out a short PRA in order to determine further actions such as monitoring the relevant area. More detailed information will be provided by the NPPO as soon as possible.


NPPO of Belgium (2011-11).