EPPO Global Database

Litylenchus crenatae mccannii(LITYMC)

Distribution details in United States of America (Connecticut)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/083) : first observed during summer 2019 on Fagus grandifolia in Greenwich, Stamford, and New Canaan (Fairfield county).

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/067) : further studies supporting the involvement of L. crenatae mccannii in beech leaf disease.
* Marra RE, LaMondia J (2020) First report of beech leaf disease, caused by the foliar nematode, Litylenchus crenatae mccannii, on American beech (Fagus grandifolia) in Connecticut. Plant Disease 104(9), p 2527. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-20-0442-PDN

* Reed SE, Greifenhagen S, Yu Q, Hoke A, Burke DJ, Carta LK, Handoo ZA, Kantor MR, Koch J (2020) Foliar nematode, Litylenchus crenatae ssp. mccannii, population dynamics in leaves and buds of beech leaf disease-affected trees in Canada and the US. Forest Pathology 50, e12599.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...