EPPO Global Database

Anoplophora chinensis(ANOLCN)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2000
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the member state concerned, under eradication (2020-04)
From CABI Pest map 595 (2008): Present, few occurrences
Comments
It occurs in several localities in Lombardia (provinces of Varese, Milano, Brescia), Lazio (1 site in the city of Roma), and Toscana region (1 site in Pistoia), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/101) : a few adults found near Parabiago (Lombardia), as A. malasiaca.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/019) : further details, i.e. around a nursery importing bonsais from Asia. Found both in Acer and Fagus within the nursery and in various trees (Acer, Carpinus, Fagus) around it, so well established in the nursery and its surroundings. Infested trees are being destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/097) : in 2004, found in 13 municipalities of the provinces of Milano and Varese (Lombardia), and in 2005 in 3 more. An eradication campaign is continuing in 2006.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/194) : first record in the city of Rome, in a public park, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/048) : more details on the presence of A. chinensis in Rome and the eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/123) and EPPO Reporting Service (2011/192) : more details about the presence of A. chinensis in Lombardia and Lazio regions, as well as on the eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/142) : new outbreak detected in June 2014 in 2 adjacent areas in the municipality of Prato (Toscana region), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/008) : new outbreak detected in August 2016 in the municipality of Sirmione (Brescia province, Lombardia), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/029) : 1 outbreak detected in October 2017 in Pistoia (Toscana), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/139) : eradication of the outbreak in Prato (Toscana).

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/235) : eradicated from Lazio in February 2019, under eradication in Toscana.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/220) : official measures continues in Lombardia (containment) and Toscana (eradication).
References
* Caremi G, Ciampitti M (2006) Il coleottero Anoplophora chinensis in Lombardia: diffusione e strategie di controllo. Atti Giornate Fitopatologiche 2006 I, 205-210.

* Colombo M, Limonta L (2001) Anoplophora malasiaca Thomson (Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae Lamiini) in Europe. Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Series II, 33(1), 65-68.

* Internet (last retrieved in 2008-11)
- Servizio Fitosanitario Regionale, Lazio.
- Anoplophora spp. Cerambicide o Tarlo asiatico. http://www.agricoltura.regione.lazio.it/binary/agriweb/agriweb_allegati_schede_informative/opuscolo_anoplophora.1217514034.pdf
- Lotte Obbligatorie: rinvenimento del cerambicide o tarlo asiatico (Anoplophora chinensis) nella città di Roma. http://www.agricoltura.regione.lazio.it/agriweb/dettaglio_news.php?id=430
- Ritrovamento di Anoplophora chinensis su piante di Rosa spp. en la zone di infestazione di Roma. http://www.lazioanoplophora.it/images/stories/scheda%20rosa%20tarlo%20asiatico.pdf
- Regione Lazio. Ritrovamento di Anoplophora chinensis su piante di Chaenomeles spp. en la zone di infestazione di Roma. http://www.lazioanoplophora.it/images/stories/tarlo%20asiatico%20su%20chaenomeles_scheda.pdf
- Regione Lombardia. Anoplophora chinensis: normativa e cartografia 2020. Regional decree for Lombardia n.1508 of 10 February 2020 (including a map of the different regulated areas). www.regione.lombardia

* NPPO of Italy (2009-02, 2010-04, 2010-07, 2010-08, 2011-05, 2011-07, 2014-07, 2016-11, 2017-11, 2018-07, 2019-02, 2019-06, 2019-08, 2020-02, 2020-04).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, confirmed by survey view...
France Transient, under eradication view...
Slovenia Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Switzerland Absent, pest eradicated view...