EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas where host plants are grown. The infested areas in Yalova province are indicated below (2014-05)
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/104) : first found in April 2014 on chestnut trees (Castanea sativa) in several forest areas in the province of Yalova (Marmara region). The infested areas in Yalova province are defined as follows: villages of Sugören, Kirazlı, Elmalık, Kurtköy, Soğucak, Güneyköy (Merkez county), Sermayecik (Altınova county), Gacık, Çukur, Laledere, Dereköy, Burhaniye (Çİftlikköy county), Ortaburun (Çınarcık county).

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/235) : also in the eastern Black Sea region.
References
* Azmaz M, Katılmış Y (2020) New infestation of Asian chestnut gall wasp in eastern black sea region, Turkey: a potential threat to natural regional chestnut population. Acta Biologica Turcica, 33(4): 205-210.

*Cetin G, Orman E, Polat Z (2014) First record of the Oriental chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) in Turkey. Bitki Koruma Bülteni 54(4), 303-309.

* NPPO of Turkey (2014-05).

* Yildiz Y, Yildirim I, Albas E, Bostanci C, Aydogan O (2021) [New spread areas of invasive species chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)]. Bartın Orman Fakültesi Dergisi 22(3), 1014-1022 (in Turkish).
------- Recorded in 11 Turkish provinces (Bartın, Balıkesir, Bilecik, Bursa, Düzce, Giresun, Istanbul, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Yalova, Zonguldak).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...