First report of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in Slovakia
The EPPO Secretariat has recently been informed by the RPPO of Slovakia, that Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was found for the first time in Slovakia in August 2000. The pest has been reported from three districts bordering Hungary: Lučenec (2 sites), Komárno (1 site) and Vel’ký Krtíš (2 sites). The situation of D. virgifera virgifera in Slovakia can be described as: Present, only in 3 districts (Lučenec, Komárno, Vel’ký Krtíš).
RPPO of Slovakia, 2000-10.