EPPO Global Database

Ips typographus(IPSXTY)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Transient, under eradication
First recorded in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, actionable, under eradication (2019-11)
From CABI Pest map 359 (1976): Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
Since 1993, subject to EU protected zone for whole United Kingdom.

There is a 50-year old record in Scotland but the pest is no longer found.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/168) : 20 adults found at a paper mill in North Wales. Appropriate measures applied. This situation was considered as an interception. I. typographus is no longer present in the UK.

From country itself (2010): not found during the official surveys in 2009.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/057) : first caught in November 2018, in a trap in a forestry site in Kent (South-eastern England). Under eradication.
References
* Anon. (1988) 67th Annual Report and Accounts 1986-87, No. 37. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh, UK.

* Brown D (1997) Beetles threaten timber industry. Daily Telegraph, 1997-08-29.

* NPPO of the UK (2010-03, 2018-12, 2019-11).

* Winter TG (1985) Entomologist's Gazette 36 (2), 153-160.