EPPO Global Database

Ips amitinus(IPSXAM)

Distribution details in Russia (Western Siberia)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
Comments
Its presence in Western Siberia was first confirmed in 2019 (although symptoms were first noticed in 2014). Abundant on Pinus sibirica in pine forests near human settlements in Tomsk and Kemerovo provinces, and sporadically found on Picea obovata.
References
* Kerchev IA, Mandelshtam MY, Krivets SA, Ilinsky YY (2019) Small spruce bark beetle Ips amitinus (Eichhoff, 1872) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae: Scolytinae): a new alien species in West Siberia. Entomological Review 99, 639–644. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0013873819050075
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Estonia Present, restricted distribution view...
Finland Present, widespread view...
Latvia Present, no details view...
Poland Present, widespread view...
Ukraine Present, restricted distribution view...