EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas where host plants are grown (2018-04)
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/134) : galls were detected in July 2010 on 5 Castanea trees which had been imported from Italy in 2008. Eradication measures have been taken.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/220) : successive specific surveys were conducted in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and did not detect the pest. Therefore, the NPPO of the Netherlands considers that D. kuriphilus has successfully been eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/128) : found again in 2015 on 9 trees of Castanea sativa at 5 locations (public and private gardens) in the municipality of Aalten.
NVWA website. Pest Reporting. Insects.

* NPPO of the Netherlands (2010-08, 2013-10, 2015-06, 2017-06, 2018-04).

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
------- pest status based on long term annual surveys (194 survey observations in 2011, 79 in 2012, 128 in 2013 which did not detect the pest).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, widespread view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...