EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2004
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area (2017-07)
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/101) : introduced to 2 locations in 2004. As a result of traceback studies, found at 4 further locations. No finds in detection survey in 2006. Remains under eradication.

Knapic et al. (2010): intensive surveys in 2006-2009 showed that D. kuriphilus is still absent from most part of Slovenia. However there is still one demarcated area (western part of Slovenia) where the pest still occurs. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2017): occurs across the country.
* Knapic V, Seljak G, Kolsek M (2010) Experience with Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu eradication measures in Slovenia. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 40(3), 169-175.

* 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.

* NPPO of Slovenia (2006-05, 2017-07).

* Seljak G (2013) [The dynamics of introduction of alien phytophagous insects and mites into Slovenia]. Acta Entomologica Slovenica 21(2), 85-122 (in Slovenian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, widespread view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Italy Sardegna Present, widespread view...