EPPO Global Database

Ips duplicatus(IPSXDU)

Distribution details in Romania

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
According to Duduman & Vasian (2012): present in most of the Picea abies-growing areas at altitudes < 1000 m. Outbreaks have only been observed in Norway spruce plantations outside their natural range, in the North-Eastern part of the country (e.g. in 2009, it killed about 14 000 trees, between 30 and 50 years old).
References
* Duduman ML, Vasian J (2012) Effects of volatile emissions of Picea abies fresh debris on Ips duplicatus response to characteristic synthetic pheromone. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici. Cluj-Napoca 40(1), 308-313.

* NPPO of Romania (1992).
------- Restricted distribution.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Ukraine Present, widespread view...