EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in Turkey

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: 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)
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).
*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).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...