EPPO Global Database

Dendroctonus frontalis(DENCFR)

Distribution details in Nicaragua

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/062) : D. frontalis occurs in Nicaragua in pine forests (Pinus caribaea, P. oocarpa). A severe outbreak took place from 1998 to 2002 during which 30 000 ha of pine forests were killed.
* Armendáriz-Toledano F, Zúñiga G (2017) Illustrated key to species of genus Dendroctonus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) occurring in Mexico and Central America. Journal of Insect Science, 17(2), 34. http://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iex009

* Billings RF, Clarke SR, Espino Mendoza V, Cordón Cabrera, Meléndez Figueroa B, Ramón Campos J, Baeza G (2004) Bark beetle outbreaks and fire: a devastating combination for Central America’s pine forests. FAO, Unasylva no. 217, 15-21.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Honduras Present, no details view...