Dryocosmus kuriphilus reported in Abruzzo and Lazio (Italy)
The NPPO of Italy recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the occurrence of Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae – EPPO Action List) in the regions of Abruzzo and Lazio. This chestnut pest is now subject to official control in Italy (official texts will soon be published).
The situation of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in Italy can be described as follows: Present, reported in Piemonte, Abruzzo and Lazio, under official control.
NPPO of Italy, 2006-02.