EPPO Global Database

Dendrolimus pini(DENDPI)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2022: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, locally in forests in North-East Scotland at low prevalence. Control measures are being evaluated (2009-10)
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/008) : first specimens were caught in the early 2000s in Scotland.

Scottish Forestry (2022): only in a small area of Scotland.
* A'Hara S, Moore R, Cottrell J (2022) Molecular investigation of the pine‐tree lappet moth Dendrolimus pini (L.) population in Scotland: a new arrival or an old acquaintance?. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 24(1), 40-52.

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2009-10).

* Scottish Forestry (2022) Pine tree lappet moth regulations, information and advice. https://forestry.gov.scot/sustainable-forestry/tree-health/tree-pests-and-diseases/pine-tree-lappet-moth