EPPO Global Database

Agrilus mali(AGRLMA)

Distribution details in China

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
Sporadic pest in major Chinese apple production areas (e.g. Shaanxi and Shandong) but in Xinjiang, where it was first discovered in an apple orchard in Xinyuan, it rapidly invaded wild apple (Malus sieversii) forests in Yili Valley of Tianshan Mountains, where it has killed thousands of wild apple trees.
* Cui ZJ, Zhang YL, Zhang X, Luo ZH, Zhang P, Golec J, Poland T, Zalucki MP, Han P, Lu ZZ (2019) Life history and mortality factors of Agrilus mali Matsumura (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in wild apples in Northwestern China. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 21(3), 309-317.

* Jendek E, Grebennikov V (2011) Agrilus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of East Asia. Prague, Jan-Frakač, 362 pp.

* Lee JG, Ahn KJ (2012) Insect Fauna of Korea 12(10). Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae: Agrilini: Agrilus. Jewel Beetles. National Institute of Biological Resources, Ministry of Environment, 98 pp.

* Volkovitsh MG, Kovalev AV, Orlova-Bienkowskaja MJ (2020) Current distribution and diagnostic features of two potentially invasive Asian buprestid species: Agrilus mali Matsumura and A. fleischeri Obenberger (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Insects 11(8), 493. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080493

* Yi Z, Liu D, Cui X, Shang Z (2016) Morphology and ultrastructure of antennal sensilla in male and female Agrilus mali (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Insect Science 16(1), 1-10.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Korea Dem. People's Republic Present, no details view...
Mongolia Present, no details view...
Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Far East Present, no details view...
Russia Eastern Siberia Present, no details view...