EPPO Global Database

Aproceros leucopoda(APRCLE)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/031) and EPPO Reporting Service (2013/011) : first found in September 2011 at Rožna Dolina near Nova Gorica. At the beginning of October larval feeding symptoms were also observed in the Arboretum of Volčji Potok (Radomlje, near Ljubljana) and in the Botanical garden in Ljubljana.
* de Groot M, Hauptman T, Seljak G (2012) [The first record of the invasive ‘zigzag’ sawfly, Aproceros leucopoda (Hymenoptera: Argidae) in Slovenia]. Gozdarski vestnik 70(1), 3-7 (in Slovenian).

* Seljak G (2013) [The dynamics of introduction of alien phytophagous insects and mites into Slovenia]. Acta Entomologica Slovenica 21(2), 85-122 (in Slovenian).

* Seljak G (2012) Six new alien phytophagous insect species recorded in Slovenia in 2011. Acta Entomologica Slovenica 20(1), 31-44. http://www.kmetijskizavod-ng.si/priponke/OVR/seljak_1_2012_alien-2011.pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...