EPPO Global Database

Dryocosmus kuriphilus(DRYCKU)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1970s
From CABI Pest map 677 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
First found in the USA in the 1970's in Georgia, it then spread to other states.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/061) : southeastern states.
* Cooper, W. R.; Rieske, L. K. (2010) Environmental Entomology 39 (3), 787-797.

* Mapes CC, Setliff GP, Courtney RS, Bothur K (2020) Range expansion and dispersal of the asian chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) in the Mid-Atlantic States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 146, 503-519.

* Payne, J. A.; Menke, A. S.; Schroeder, P. M. (1975) Cooperative Economic Insect Report 25 (49/52), 903-905.

* Rieske LK (2007) Success of an exotic gallmaker, Dryocosmus kuriphilus, on chestnut in the USA: a historical account. EPPO Bulletin 37, 172-174.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Ontario Present, few occurrences view...