EPPO Global Database

Drosophila suzukii(DROSSU)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (England)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2012
From CABI Pest map 766 (2016): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/208) : caught for the first time at the end of September 2012 at one location in Kent. Five specimens were trapped in raspberry and blackberry experimental plots at the East Malling Research centre.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – United Kingdom. Drosophila suzukii (2012-10-02). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

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