EPPO Global Database

Anoplophora glabripennis(ANOLGL)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2011
Eradication in: 2019
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2019-12)
From CABI Pest map 590 (2014): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/189) : 2 adult beetles were found in a private garden in Brünisried (Canton of Fribourg) in September 2011. It is suspected that the insect was introduced with a consignment of granite stones imported from China.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/239) : dead beetles were discovered near Salenstein (Canton of Thurgau) near a road construction site in December 2011. Probably introduced with wood packaging material accompanying granite stones imported from China.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/148) : detected by sniffer dogs on a consignment of granite stones at the Rhine port of Basel (Birsfelden), 5 larvae and 2 pupae were found. In addition, there was evidence that 2 more pupae had been able to hatch (adult beetles were not found).

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/049) : outbreak found in July 2012 in the municipality of Winterthur, Canton of Zürich (in 30 Acer pseudoplatanus planted along a city street and in 1 Salix caprea). All infested trees were destroyed. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/065) : update on the situation in Zürich Canton. Eradication continues.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/141) : new outbreak detected in the municipality of Marly (Canton of Fribourg), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/185) : 1 live adult and 1 infected tree were found in the municipality of Berikon (Canton of Aargau), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/002) : successful eradication of the Winterthur outbreak. Eradication continues in other locations (Brünisried, Marly, Berikon).

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/079) : successful eradication of the Brünisried outbreak. Eradication continues in other locations (Marly, Berikon).

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/071) : eradication of the Marly outbreak (Fribourg canton). Eradication continues in Berikon (Aargau canton).

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/005) : eradication of the Berikon outbreak (Aargau canton). Pest eradicated from the country
References
* NPPO of Switzerland (2011-09, 2011-12, 2012-05, 2013-02, 2014-03, 2014-08, 2015-10, 2016-12, 2018-02, 2019-03, 2019-12).

* INTERNET
Confédération Suisse. Communiqué du 2011-09-22 Capricorne asiatique: premier foyer de ce parasite des arbres découvert en Suisse.
http://www.bafu.admin.ch/dokumentation/medieninformation/00962/index.html?lang=fr-id=41323 (last accessed in 2011-10).

Asiatischer Laubholzbockkäfer https://www.bafu.admin.ch/alb (last accessed in 2020-01).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Transient, under eradication view...
France Corse Transient, under eradication view...
France Transient, under eradication view...
Germany Transient, under eradication view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...