EPPO Global Database

Apriona germari(APRIGE)

Distribution details in Taiwan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Absent, unreliable record
Comments
Following the taxonomic review of the Apriona genus (Jiroux, 2011), earlier records of Apriona germari from Taiwan correspond to other Apriona species (probably A. rugicollis but this remains to be verified).
References
* Cheng CJ, Chang SC (1974) Three new records of species of longicorn beetles destructive to chestnut trees in Taiwan. Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 23, 109-120.

* Huang J, Wang W, Zhou S, Wang S (2009) Review of the Chinese species of Apriona Chevrolat, 1852, with proposal of new synomyms (Coleoptera, Cerambicidae, Lamiinae, Batocerini). Les Cahiers Magallanes 94, 1-23.

* Ibanez Justicia A, Potting R, van der Gaag D (2011) Pest risk assessment Apriona spp. Plant Protection Service. Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Wageningen (NL), 26 pp. http://www.nvwa.nl/txmpub/files/?p_file_id=2001667

* Jiroux E (2011) RĂ©vision du genre Apriona Chevrolat (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Batocerini). Les cahiers Magellanes (NS) 5, 1-103.