EPPO Global Database

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera(DIABVI)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2003
Eradication in: 2017
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2017-08)
From CABI Pest map 576 (2012): Absent, pest eradicated
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/115) : trapped at two sites near Heathrow Airport, London.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/058) : in 2003, also near Gatwick airport. Further trapping yielded many more adults from the same areas.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/116) : more adults trapped in south of England.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/027) : no Diabrotica beetles were caught in 2008 or 2009 in the UK, the NPPO now considers that the country is free from the pest and demarcated zones have been revoked.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/240) : found again in summer 2013, in 1 maize field in Hertfordshire.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/024) : no longer found, pest has been eradicated.
* NPPO of United Kingdom (2003-09, 2004-09, 2010-01, 2013-10, 2017-08).

* 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.