EPPO Global Database

Popillia japonica(POPIJA)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1939
From CABI Pest map 016 (1978): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
First found in 1939. The first beetle was found in a tourist's car at Yarmouth, arriving in Nova Scotia by ferry from Maine (US). Subject to official control programs.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/092) : found in 2017 in the city of Vancouver (British Columbia), under eradication.
References
* Anon. (1983) Insect Identification Sheet, Agriculture Canada No. 90, 2 pp.
------- Notes are given on the recognition, biology and control of P. japonica in Canada.

* Blangez, B. (1989) Summary of plant quarantine pests and disease situations in Canada - 1989, 106 pp. Plant Protection Division, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
------- Survey reports are presented for a variety of pests, including P. japonica.

* INTERNET (last accessed 2018-05)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
- Appendix 1: Regulatory status of areas in Canada and the United States for Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica). http://www.inspection.gc.ca/plants/plant-pests-invasive-species/directives/horticulture/d-96-15/appendix-1/eng/1346826626609/1346826990603
- D-96-15: Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the spread of Japanese beetle, in Canada and the United States. http://www.inspection.gc.ca/plants/plant-pests-invasive-species/directives/horticulture/d-96-15/eng/1323854808025/1323854908041
- Popillia japonica (Japanese Beetle) - Fact Sheet. http://www.inspection.gc.ca/plants/plant-pests-invasive-species/insects/japanese-beetle/fact-sheet/eng/1328165101975/1328165185309

* NPPO of Canada (1993).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America Alabama Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Minnesota Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Maine Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Wisconsin Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Nevada Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Oregon Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America District of Columbia Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Delaware Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Illinois Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Indiana Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Iowa Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Kansas Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America South Dakota Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Tennessee Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Rhode Island Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Virginia Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America West Virginia Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Arkansas Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Colorado Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Connecticut Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Oklahoma Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Pennsylvania Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Georgia Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Kentucky Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Michigan Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Maryland Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Massachusetts Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Mississippi Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Missouri Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Nebraska Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America New Hampshire Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America New Jersey Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America New York Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America North Carolina Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Ohio Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America South Carolina Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Texas Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Vermont Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Idaho Absent, pest no longer present view...
United States of America California Absent, pest eradicated view...