EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in France (Corse)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2010
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/108) : first found in June 2010 in Haute-Corse. Biological control is envisaged.
* Anonymous (2012) Le cynips du châtaignier: l'extension continue, la réglementation s'accouplit et la lutte se met en place. Lettre du DSF no. 44, 3-4.
------- Also in Corse-du-Sud (vallées du Tavaro et de Prunelli).

* Borowiec N, Thaon M, Brancaccio L, Cailleret B, Ris N & Vercken E (2018) Early population dynamics in classical biological control: Establishment of the exotic parasitoid Torymus sinensis and control of its target pest, the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus, in France. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 166, 367-379.

Website of FREDON, Corse (FR). Fédération Régionale de Défense contre les Organismes Nuisibles. http://www.fredon-corse.com/
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, widespread view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Italy Sardegna Present, widespread view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, widespread view...