EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Slovakia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
First found in July 2014 on young sweet chesnut trees in a school garden. During studies conducted during 2014-2016, damage was recorded in 4 localities (Bratislava, Svätý Jur, Suchá nad Parnou, Kosihy nad Ipľom).
* Pastor M, Juhasova G, Juhas D, Bakay L, Kollar J, Bencat T (2017) Occurrence of oriental chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae) in Slovakia. Plant Protection Science 53, 1-4.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Czech Republic Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...