EPPO Global Database

Aproceros leucopoda(APRCLE)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas of Northeastern Italy (2013-09)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/198) : first record in 2009. Found in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (provinces of Udine, Pordenone) and Veneto (province of Treviso). The NPPO of Italy reported a particularly strong defoliation in the municipality of Castions di Strada (Province of Udine).

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/223) : in July 2013, an outbreak was detected in 2 municipalities (Grigno and Ospedaletto) in the Autonomous province of Trento.
References
* NPPO of Italy (2011-02, 2013-09).

* Zandigiacomo P, Cargnus E, Villani A (2011) First record of the invasive sawfly Aproceros leucopoda infesting elms in Italy. Bulletin of Insectology 64(1), 145-149.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...