EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/173) : first time in October 2013 in Thermi (Thessaloniki, Northern Greece). In 2014 and 2015, more specimens were found in several other locations: city of Thessaloniki, village of Ano Lechonia (Pelion mountain), cities of Drama, Katerini, Kalamaria and Kifissia (near Athens).
* Strachinis I, Kazilas C, Karamaouna F, Papanikolaou NE, Partsinevelos GK, Milonas PG (2015) First record of Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Greece. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 8, 66-72,
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, restricted distribution view...
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
North Macedonia Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...