EPPO Global Database

Geosmithia morbida(GEOHMO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Indiana)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
In 2014, the fungus was first recovered from 3 Stenomimus pallidus individuals which had emerged from black walnut (considered as a casual relationship). The vector, Pithyophthorus juglandis was first found in 2015 in Franklin county (caught in a trap placed at a sawmill).
- Indiana Department of Natural Resources (2015-04-09) Walnut twig beetle detected in Indiana. http://www.in.gov/activecalendar_dnr/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=7823&information_id=15952&type=&syndicate=syndicate
- Purdue University. Hot News. Ginzel M, Juzwik (2014-06-30) Geosmithia morbida, the causal agent of the thousand cankers disease, found in Indiana. http://www.fs.fed.us/nrs/pubs/jrnl/2014/nrs_2014_ginzel_001.pdf