EPPO Global Database

Contarinia pseudotsugae(CONTPS)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, in specific parts of the area where host plants are grown (2016-04)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/008) : in November 2015 an insect species tentatively identified as Contarinia pseudotsugae was found on numerous forest trees of Pseudotsuga menziesii at 4 locations in the provinces of Gelderland, Limburg and Noord-Brabant. The identity of the pest remains to be confirmed on adult specimens.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/076) : found in 5 provinces (Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Overijssel, and Utrecht). Based on gall and larval characteristics, the presence of two species, C. pseudotsugae and C. cuniculator, is now suspected.
References
* NPPO of the Netherlands (2015-12, 2016-04).

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2015).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...