Pissodes nemorensis present in Asia
Pissodes nemorensis (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) is present essentially in North America but has also been introduced into South Africa (according to Quarantine Pests for Europe (QPE) and Distribution Maps of QPE)). According to a recent Russian publication, it is also present on Pinus koraiensis and P. funebris in Primor'e Territory in the Far East of Russia, and in Hokkaido, Japan. The EPPO Secretariat had previously no information on the presence of P. nemorensis in Asia.
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