EPPO Global Database

Aromia bungii(AROMBU)

Distribution details in Germany

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2011
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present at one location, under containment, in case eradication is impossible (2020-09)
From CABI Pest map 781 (2014): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/090) : discovered by scientists in July 2011 in an old damson plum tree (Prunus domestica subsp. insititia) in a private garden near Kolbermoor in the south of Bayern. The infested tree has been destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/056) : found again in Bayern on Prunus trees. Detected in July 2016 in a private garden in Rosenheim (6 km away from the first finding site). In October 2016, another infested tree was found (1 larva) in Kolbermoor and signs of infestation were observed on several nearby Prunus trees. Eradication continues.

From NPPO (2019): No further finding in Rosenheim since 2016. Official survey is ongoing.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/192) : in 2019, 131 plants were found infested. The two demarcated areas in Bayern were merged. Under official control.
References
* Burmeister EG, Hendrich L, Balke M (2012) Der Asiatische Moschusbock Aromia bungii (Faldermann, 1835) – Erstfund für Deutschland (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Nachrichtenblatt der bayerischen Entomologen 61(1/2), 29-32.

* KKI (2012-02-27) Express PRA zu Aromia bungii by Schrader G and Schröder T. (in German). http://pflanzengesundheit.jki.bund.de/dokumente/upload/0ec1b_aromia_bungii-ex-pra.pdf

* NPPO of Germany (2012-04, 2017-03, 2019-03, 2020-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, no pest record view...
Netherlands Absent, confirmed by survey view...