EPPO Global Database

Monochamus alternatus(MONCAL)

Vector of

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Information on vectors and their associated pathogens is a new feature of the database (April 2023). Data will gradually be entered by the EPPO Secretariat and will focus on regulated (quarantine) pests.
Organism Type
Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (BURSXY) Known vector
* Akbulut S, Stamps WT (2012) Insect vectors of the pinewood nematode: a review of the biology and ecology of Monochamus species. Forest Pathology 42, 89-99.
------- M. alternatus is the most important vector of the nematode in Asia.

* Evans HF, McNamara DG, Braasch H, Chadoeuf J, Magnusson C (1996) Pest Risk Analysis for the territories of the European Union (as PRA area) on Bursaphlenchus xylophilus and its vectors in the genus Monochamus. EPPO Bulletin 26, 199-249.

* Kobayashi F, Yamane A, Ikeda T (1984) The Japanese pine sawyer beetle as the vector of pine wilt disease. Annual Review of Entomology 29, 115–135.

* Linit MJ (1988) Nematode-vector relationships in the pine wilt disease system. Journal of Nematology 20(2), 227-235.