EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2005
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2012-06)
From CABI Pest map 677 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Found in the following regions: Aquitaine (Dordogne, Gironde), Bourgogne (Saône-et-Loire), Corse (Haute-Corse, Corse-du-Sud), Centre (Indre-et-Loire), Ile-de-France (Essonne, Yvelines, and Val-d’Oise), Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault), Limousin, Midi-Pyrénées (Hautes-Pyréenées, Lot), Pays de la Loire (Loire-Atlantique), Rhône-Alpes (Ain, Ardèche, Drôme, Haute-Savoie, Savoie), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (Alpes-Maritimes, Rhône, Var); under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/086) : first found in Alpes-Maritimes in 2005 at a few locations. Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/097) : the first outbreak found at St Dalmas Valdéblore (Alpes-Maritimes) has been eradicated. But in 2007, 2 outbreaks have been detected: one in the Roya valley, Alpes-Maritimes (natural spread of the pest from nearby Italy), and another isolated one in Haute-Garonne. Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/108) : the outbreak in Haute-Garonne has been eradicated. Containement continues in the south-east of France (Alpes-Maritimes).

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/137) : spread continues in the south-east of France (Ain, Ardèche, Alpes-Maritimes, Drôme, Haute-Corse, Haute-Savoie, Rhône, Savoie, Var), under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/108) : first found in June 2010 in Haute-Corse. Biological control is envisaged.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/176) : new outbreaks reported in 2011 in the departments of Dordogne, Gironde, Hérault, Indre-et-Loire, and Lot. Biological control is envisaged.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/142) : new oubreaks reported in 2012 in Ile-de-France region, in gardens and forest stands (7 sites in total, in the departments of Essonne, Yvelines, and Val-d’Oise).
References
* Anonymous (2012) Le cynips du châtaignier: l'extension continue, la réglementation s'assouplit et la lutte se met en place. Lettre du DSF no. 44, 3-4.

* Borowiec N, Thaon M, Brancaccio L, Warot S, Wercken E, Fauvergue X, Ris N, Malausa JC (2014) Classical biological control against the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera, Cynidpidae) in France. Plant Protection Quarterly 29(1), 7-10.
------- Biological control programme (release of Torymus sinensis) implemented since 2011 in mainland France and Corse.

* INTERNET
Website of FREDON, Corse (FR). Fédération Régionale de Défense contre les Organismes Nuisibles. http://www.fredon-corse.com/

* NPPO of France (2007-06, 2008-02, 2009-01, 2010-06, 2010-07, 2011-07, 2012-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...