EPPO Global Database

Contarinia pseudotsugae(CONTPS)

Distribution details in Belgium

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under surveillance. Infestation confirmed in the area monitored at present (Ardennes, Famenne, Lorraine) (2015-12)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/007) : since the beginning of 2015, the presence of unusual symptoms has been observed on Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir) trees growing in Walloon forests. Larval specimens were tentatively identified as Contarinia pseudotsugae. The identity of the pest still need to be confirmed on adult specimens.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/029) : more details.
References
* INTERNET
OWSF. La santé des forêts en Wallonie. Contarinia pseudotsugae: un nouvel insecte détecté sur Douglas. http://owsf.environnement.wallonie.be/fr/26-11-2015-contarinia-pseudotsugae-un-nouvel-insecte-detecte-sur-douglas.html?IDD=4971&IDC=5798

* NPPO of Belgium (2015-12).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Netherlands Present, restricted distribution view...