EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 764 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/106) : first found in August 2008 in the city of Saint-Louis (department of Haut-Rhin, Alsace), approximately 4 km away from the area (Weil-am-Rhein) where it was discovered in Germany. In October 2008, also found in Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin, close to the outbreak of Kehl in Germany) and later in other places in Alsace. In August 2009, the pest was observed in private gardens in Orsay (Essonne department, Ile-de-France region).

The pest continues to spread. In 2013 it was also found in Pays de la Loire (Maine-et-Loire, Loire-Atlantique departments) and Poitou-Charentes regions. In 2014, it was found in most regions.
* Anonymous (2013) La pyrale du buis prospère. Phytoma n° 667, p 4.
------- Found in Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes.

* Brua C (2014) La pyrale du buis : le point sur cette espèce envahissante. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 675, 16-22.
------- A map shows the rapid spread of the pest in France.

* Brua C (2013) La pyrale du buis, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859), espèce exotique envahissante, caractéristiques de sa dynamique d'expansion en France et en Europe, des dégâts occasionnés sur les buis (Buxus spp.) et des stratégies de lutte. Proceedings of the 3e Conférence sur l'entretien des zones non agricoles (Toulouse, FR, 2013-10-15/17), 365-377.
------- Present in more than 33 departments and 13 regions.

* Feldtrauer JF, Feldtrauer JJ, Brua C (2009) Premiers signalements en France de la pyrale du buis Diaphania perspectalis (Walker, 1859), espèce exotique envahissante s'attaquant aux buis (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de Mulhouse 65(4), 55-58 (abst.)

* INTERNET (last accessed in 2010-05)
- Lepiforum. Neoglyphodes perspectalis (Walker, 1859) - Buchsbaum-Zünsler. http://www.lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?Neoglyphodes_Perspectalis
- Société Alsacienne d’Entomologie. Société Entomologique de Mulhouse. Brua C. (undated) La pyrale du buis Diaphania perspectalis présence d’une nouvelle espèce envahissante en France. http://soc.als.entomo.free.fr/pyrale_du_buis.html
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Luxembourg Present, few occurrences view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...