EPPO Global Database

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera(DIABVI)

Distribution details in Austria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2002
From CABI Pest map 576 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
Comments
D. virgifera virgifera occurs in the eastern part of Austria (Burgenland, Niederösterreich, Steiermark). In 2008, isolated outbreaks were detected in the west part (Tyrol) and southern part (Kärnten).

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/109) : first trapped in 2002 in Burgenland (8 specimens in July). Extensive monitoring now in place.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/140) : since trapped in parts of Burgenland and Nieder-Österreich, near Slovakian border. Official measures taken.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/017) : further details

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/058) : 8673 beetles caught in 256 traps in 2003. Mostly in Burgenland (8330), some in Nieder-Österreich (339) and only 4 in Steiermark. Spread from Hungary and Slovakia along the entire eastern frontier.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/154) : isolated outbreak found in Tyrol (west part of the country). Eradication measures are implemented in Tyrol. The pest status for Tyrol was officially declared as: Local outbreak, under eradication .

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/216) : isolated oubreak found in Kärnten (south), a containment programme will be implemented.
References
* NPPO of Austria (2008-09, 2008-12).

* Papers and posters presented at the Meetings of the EPPO ad hoc Panel on Diabrotica virgifera virgifera held jointly with the International IWGO Workshops on Diabrotica virgifera virgifera.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Czech Republic Present, widespread view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, widespread view...
Slovenia Present, few occurrences view...
Switzerland Transient, under eradication view...