EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2015
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2015-06).
Comments
Official surveys conducted in 2009 confirmed the absence of the pest from the UK.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/108) : first found in June 2015 in sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) in Farningham woods, Kent. Under eradication.
References
* NPPO of the UK (2005-12, 2010-01).