EPPO Global Database

Batocera rubus(BATCRB)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2013
Eradication in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2018-04)
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/051) : a single adult was detected on the trunk of a tree in a forest in Emilia-Romagna. A survey has been initiated to determine its origin, potential spread, and survival capacity in the detection area.

From NPPO (2018): no other specimens could be found during surveys carried out on the site where the specimen was found, and its surroundings. Investigations showed that climatic conditions in the area were not suitable for the pest survival, if other specimens had been present. It was concluded that this isolated finding was only an incursion and that the pest has been eradicated.
* Blasi G (2011) Rinvenimento dell'organismo nocivo Batocera rubus albofasciata in Regione Emilia-Romagna. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Italy. Last accessed March 1, 2012, from http://www.ersa.fvg.it/istituzionale/servizio-fitosanitario-chimico/circa/organismo-nocivo/insetti/batocera-rubus/IT%20Batocera%20rubus%20Dec11.pdf.
Via EPICA notifications.

* NPPO of Italy (2013-03, 2018-04).
Situation in neighbouring countries
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