EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Hungary

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2013
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present in some areas of Hungary (2013-07)
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/155) : in late May 2009, swollen buds were observed on a single chestnut (Castanea sativa) tree in a private garden in Üröm (county Pest). The tree originating from Italy had been purchased at a Hungarian garden centre and planted during the autumn 2008. As the infested tree has been destroyed and no further findings were made in its vicinity, the NPPO considers that the pest has been eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/135) : another incursion was detected in June 2010 in the county of Baranya on 4 trees. Eradication measures were taken and the NPPO considers that the pest no longer occurs.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/142) : first record of an establish population (earlier incursions see above had been eradicated), under official control.
* NPPO of Hungary (2009-07, 2010-08, 2013-07).

* Matosevic D, Lackovic N, Melika G, Kos K, Franic I, Kriston E, Bozso M, Seljak G & Rot M (2016) Biological control of invasive Dryocosmus kuriphilus with introduced parasitoid Torymus sinensis in Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary. Periodicum Biologorium 117, 471-477.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, widespread view...
Romania Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, widespread view...