EPPO Global Database

Hyphantria cunea(HYPHCU)

Distribution details in Ukraine

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2023: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1952
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, subject to official control (2018-02)
From CABI Pest map 122 (1961): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (1994/215) : first found in Zakarpat'e province in 1952, now in 8 provinces.

Annual report for 1996 gives following distribution by province:
- West: Chernovtsy, Zakarpat'e
- Centre: Cherkassy, Kiev, Kirovograd, Poltava, Vinnitsa
- South: Kherson, Krym, Nikolaev, Odessa, Zaporozh'e
- East: Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Khar'kov, Lugansk

According to Fedorenko & Pylypenko (2012): widespread, detected in 20 regions (out of 24) and in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. However, since 2007 the total distribution area has decreased to 39 900 ha due to an eradication programme (chemical and biological control).

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/075) : the total infested area is estimated to be 65 580 ha (in 1 autonomous republic and 20 oblasts).

Burdulanyuk et al., (2023): present in 21 regions of Ukraine over an area of 91816.03 ha. From 2015 to 2020, there was no trend towards an increase in the area of infestation. In 2021, there was a sharp increase in the area of infestation to 90349.82 ha.
* Burdulanyuk AO, Tatarynova VI, Bakumenko ОМ, Yemets ОМ, Demenko VM (2023) Risks of spreading quarantine pests in Ukraine and controlling their population.. Bulletin of Sumy National Agrarian University. The series: Agronomy and Biology 52(2), 9-19. https://doi.org/10.32782/agrobio.2023.2.2

* Fedorenko V, Pylypenko L (2012) Quarantine and invasive species in Ukraine. Progress in Plant Protection 52(4), 1156-1164.

* Meshkova V (2022) Alien phytophagous insects in forest and urban stands of Ukraine. Bucovina Forestieră 22(1), 29-40.

* NPPO of Ukraine (2014-04, 2018-02).

* Tkalenko A, Ignat V, Lohtenko D (2019). Monitoring of gardens and parks plantations in the Ukraine Forest-steppe zone. Quarantine and Plant Protection, (3-4), 17-19. https://doi.org/10.36495/2312-0614.2019.3-4.17-19 (abst.)

* Zashchita Rastenii (1993) no. 11, 12-13.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belarus Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Moldova Present, no details view...
Poland Present, few occurrences view...
Romania Present, no details view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, widespread view...
Russia Far East Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, widespread view...