EPPO Global Database

Popillia japonica(POPIJA)

Distribution details in Korea, Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Absent, invalid record
From CABI Pest map 016 (1978): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2000/129) : a recent and comprehensive examination of specimens of Popillia collected in the country failed to find any P. japonica. Earlier records are misidentifications of Popillia quadriguttata. Status is "Absent: pest records invalid".
* Ku DS, Ahan SB, Hong KJ, Lee SH, Kim HI (1999) [Does the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman) distribute in Korea or not?]. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 38(2), 171-176 (in Korean).

* Review of Agricultural Entomology, 88(6), p 800 (5769).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Korea Dem. People's Republic Absent, unreliable record view...