EPPO Global Database

Nematus lipovskyi(NEMALI)

Distribution details in Czech Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, found in some areas (2013-05)
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/143) : symptoms (feeding damage, defoliation) were first observed in Prague in 2010 on Rhododendron grown in a botanical garden. The pest was then found in several location in the Central Bohemian region and in 1 locality in the Pardubice region (Eastern Bohemia).
* Macek J, Sipek P (2015) Azalea sawfly Nematus lipovskyi (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), a new invasive species in Europe. European Journal of Entomology 112(1), 180-186.
------- More details on the distribution in the Czech Republic.

* NPPO of the Czech Republic (2013-05).