EPPO Global Database

Ips typographus(IPSXTY)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (England)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Transient, under eradication
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1997/168) : isolated finding in North Wales. A few months after record, re-evaluated as an interception.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/057) : first caught in November 2018, in a trap in a forestry site in Kent (South-eastern England). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/146) : two other populations have been found in Kent. Under eradication.
References
* Brown D (1997) Beetles threaten timber industry. Daily Telegraph, 1997-08-29.

* GOV.UK (2021-07-05) Forestry Commission acts on bark beetle tree pests. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/forestry-commission-acts-on-bark-beetle-tree-pest

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2018-12).