EPPO Global Database

Phoracantha semipunctata(PHOASE)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1981
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2011-06).
From CABI Pest map 272 (2007): Present, widespread
First record in 1981 in the south-west (small foci, in a place where large volumes of eucalyptus logs had been imported from PT). By 1983, all plantations of Huelva, Sevilla and Badajóz were infested.

EPPO Reporting Service (95/158): first record in Northern Spain (Cantabria) in 1990.

By 2005, widespread in all areas where eucalyptus is planted.

According to Gonzalez Pena et al. (2007): Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla - La Mancha, Castilla y León, Cataluña, Comunidad Valenciana, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra, País Vasco.
* Gonzalez Pena CF, Vives i Noguera E, de Sousa Zuzarte AJ (2007) Nuevo catalogo de los Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) de la Peninsula Ibérica, islas Baleares e islas atlanticas: Canarias, Açores y Madeira. Monografias S.E.A., vol 12, Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa, Zaragoza (ES), 136 pp.

* NPPO of Spain (2011-06).

* Review of Agricultural Entomology 82, p 307 (2642).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
France Corse Present, widespread view...
Gibraltar Present, no details view...
Morocco Present, restricted distribution view...
Portugal Madeira Present, no details view...
Portugal Present, widespread view...