EPPO Global Database

Agrilus planipennis(AGRLPL)

Distribution details in United States of America (Kentucky)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/117) : first found at 2 locations in Shelby and Jessamine counties in May 2009, further specimens were found later in other counties (Boone, Campbell, Fayette, Franklin, Greenup, Henry, Jefferson, Kenton, Oldham and Owen).

Also found in May 2013 in Whitley county.
References
* INTERNET
- Emerald ash borer. http://www.emeraldashborer.info
- Emerald ash borer found in more Kentucky counties. Plant Health Progress (2011-12-21).
------- 6 new counties in 2011 (Anderson, Boyle, Bracken, Garrard, Hardin, Scott).

* NPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Official Pest Reports
- USA (2013-08-01) Counties in Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, and Tennessee added to the regulated area. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=555
- USA (2012-04-24) Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) – Additional counties in Kentucky and New York added to the regulated area. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=518
------- Anderson, Boyle, Bracken, Garrard, and Harding counties
- USA (2009-09-04) Twenty Counties in Kentucky Added to the Quarantine Area for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis). http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=391

* Stocks SD (2012) Additional counties in Kentucky and New York have been added to the emerald ash borer regulated area. NPDN First Detector Network News 7(5), p 3.
------- New regulated areas: counties of Anderson, Boyle, Bracken, Garrard and Harding.

* Stocks SD (2013) Additional detections of Emerald ash borer regulated area. NPDN First Detector Network News 8(4), p 4.
------- Whitley county.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Québec Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...