EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Spain

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/067) : first found in 2012 in several localities in the Western part of Cataluña (comarcas de Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Garrotxa, Gironès, La Selva, Maresme, Osona, Vallès Oriental).

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/173) : also found in Cantabria in 2013, and in Galicia in 2014.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/203) : Cataluña.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/152) : found in Castilla y León, in the Valle del Tiétar (province of Ávila) in 2018.

From Wong et al. (2021): also in Andalucia since 2014 (first found in 2012 in Granada but eradicated, then new outbreaks were found in 2014 in Malaga province).
References
* Anonymous (2018) La avispilla del castaño llega al Valle del Tiétar. Phytoma-España no. 300, p 14.

* Anonymous (2016) Incidencia de plagas y enfermedades en las Comunidades Autónomas en 2015. Phytoma-España no. 278, 16-52 and Phytoma-España no. 279, 16-40.

* Gil-Tapetado D, Cabrero-Sanudo FJ, Polidori C, Gomez JF, Nieves-Aldrey JL (2020) Climate as a possible driver of gall morphology in the chestnut pest Dryocosmus kuriphilus across Spanish invaded areas. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1-14.

* INTERNET
Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera; Cynipidae) una especie alóctona que pone en peligo los castaños en Cataluña. Poster by Cristina Castro Torres. http://ddd.uab.cat/pub/tfg/2013/113412/TFG_cristinacastrotorres.pdf
Junta de Andalucia. Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Avispilla del Castaño). http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/agriculturaypesca/portal/export/sites/default/comun/galerias/galeriaDescargas/cap/agricultura-ganaderia/agricultura/Sanidad-Vegetal/MATERIAL_DIVULGATIVO_DRYOCOSMUS_KURIPHILUS.pdf

* Pérez-Otero R, Mansilla JP (2014) [The chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu, 1951 (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae) arrives to Galicia (NW of the Iberian Peninsula]. Arquivos Entomolóxicos 12, 33-36 (in Spanish).

* Pujade-Villar J, Torrell A, Rojo M (2013) Nota entomológica. Primeres troballes a la península Ibèrica de Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hym., Cynipidae), una espècie de cinípid d’origen Asiàtic altament perillosa per al castanyer (Fagaceae). Orsis 27, 295-301. https://ddd.uab.cat/pub/orsis/orsis_a2013v27/orsis_a2013v27p295.pdf

* Wong ME, Quinto J, Boyero JR, Sanchez-Callado FM, Alvarez Castro F, Aguirrebengoa M (2021) Estado actual de la plaga de la avispilla del castaño Dryocosmus kuriphilus y su control biologico en Andalucia. Phytoma-España no. 326, 28-34.
------- Present since 2014, mainly in the province of Malaga.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, widespread view...
France Present, widespread view...
Portugal Present, restricted distribution view...