EPPO Global Database

Anoplophora glabripennis(ANOLGL)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2003
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution, under eradication (2021-04)
From CABI Pest map 590 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/114) : found at one location, in Gien (Loiret), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/163) : another outbreak, on Acer and Quercus rubra, in St Anne sur Brivet near St-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique). Under eradication

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/003) : in relation to preceding report, larvae found on Quercus rubra have been confirmed as not A. glabripennis by molecular analysis. Identification is under way.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/096) : still under eradication. Number of infested trees found continues to diminish, and no outliers are found, so successful eradication is considered feasible.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/094) : the 2 outbreaks were still under eradication. Gien: in 2007 symptoms were observed on 20 trees but no adults were found. St Anne sur Brivet: in 2007 no symptoms or insects were found. Eradication is considered feasible in both cases.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/045) : 3 outbreaks were still under eradication in 2008: Gien (6 trees and 1 adult found); St Anne sur Brivet (0 infested trees and 0 beetles); Strasbourg (2 infested trees discovered in July 2008 at the harbour). In November 2008, 1 beetle was found at Velars sur Ouche on a wood pallet from China (incursion). Eradication efforts continue in France.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/125) : 2 additional infested trees found in Alsace (Strasbourg), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/139) : found for the first time in Haute-Corse (Corse region) in private gardens in the municipality of Furiani, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/005) : found for the first time in the municipality of Divonne-les-Bain (Ain department). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/097) : eradicated in Strasbourg. New findings in Divonne-les-Bain (Ain department). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/233) : eradication continue in Gien, Divonne-les-Bain, Haute-Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/248) : eradication continue in Gien, Divonne-les-Bain, Haute-Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/079) : in Gien and Divonne-les-Bains, the French authorities are applying containment measures in accordance with European Decision 2015/893, while maintaining an overall objective of eradication.
* Anonymous (2004) Pays-de-la-Loire. Anoplophora glabripennis en Loire-Atlantique. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux, no. 575, p 3.

* Arrêté du 28 mai 2003 relatif à la lutte contre Anoplophora glabripennis. Journal Officiel n° 131 du 7 juin 2003, p 9727.

* Chapin E et al. (2010) Classiques et nouveaux sous l'oeil du réseau. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 365, 20-26.

* Cocquempot C, Hérard F, Raynaud P (2003) Les longicornes asiatiques. Anoplophora glabripennis et Anoplophora chinensis, une menace sérieuse pour l’arboriculture fruitière, les plantes d’ornement et les forêts françaises. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux, no. 561, 24-28.

* Hugel S, Brua C (2009) Note sur la présence du Capricorne asiatique Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853) en Alsace (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de Mulhouse 65(1), p 7.

-DRAFF Centre-Val de Loire (2019) Capricorne asiatique : bilan de la campagne de surveillance 2017-2018 http://draaf.centre-val-de-loire.agriculture.gouv.fr/Capricorne-asiatique-Bilan-de-la
-Map of the infested area near Gien: http://draaf.centre-val-de-loire.agriculture.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/Annexe_Comm_presse_092017_V2_cle84c7b4.pdf
-DRAFF Haute Corse (2018). Le capricorne asiatique Anoplophora glabripennis
-Mairie de Divonne-les-bains (2019) Surveillance des arbres à Divonne-les-Bains: 6 arbres contaminés par le Capricorne asiatique découverts dans le parc du casino. http://divonnelesbains.fr/cp_capricorne_avril_2019.pdf

* NPPO of France (2006-05, 2008-02, 2009-01, 2010-07, 2011-06, 2013-07, 2016-11, 2019-05, 2019-10, 2020-10, 2021-04).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, pest eradicated view...
Germany Transient, under eradication view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Absent, pest eradicated view...