EPPO Global Database

Phoracantha semipunctata(PHOASE)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1984
From CABI Pest map 272 (2007): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service 502/07 of 1989-02: first found in Corse in 1984.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/055) : also present on the mainland, reported in several locations of Alpes-Maritimes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Pyrénées-Orientales and Var.
* Brustel H, Berger P, Cocquempot C (2002) Catalogue des Vesperidae et des Cerambycidae de la faune de France (Coleoptera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (n.s.) 38(4), 443-461.

* Cantot P, Phalip M, Martinez M (1990) Le capricorne de l'eucalyptus. Acclimaté en Corse, menace-t-il le continent? Phytoma no. 415, 43-46.

* Ferrero, F. (1986) Le capricorne Phoracantha semipunctata: à craindre dans les plantations d'eucalyptus. Phytoma no. 376, 55.

* Orousset, J. (1984) Phoracantha semipunctata, un ravageur des eucalyptus present en Corse (Col. Cerambycidae). Nouvelle revue d'entomologie 1 (3), 322.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Reunion Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Absent, intercepted only view...