EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/027

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera is no longer found in the United Kingdom

The NPPO of the United Kingdom informed the EPPO Secretariat that during official surveys, no adults of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae – EPPO A2 List) were caught in 2008 or 2009. The NPPO of the United Kingdom now considers that the country is free from the pest and demarcated zones have been revoked.
The situation of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in the United Kingdom can be described as follows: Absent, pest no longer found, confirmed by surveys.


NPPO of the United Kingdom, 2010-01.