EPPO Global Database

Popillia japonica(POPIJA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1916
From CABI Pest map 016 (1978): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
First record 1916. Eastern states. Internal regulations apply.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/83) : general distribution given as "established in most states situated east of the Mississippi river but not in Mississippi or Florida". Isolated infestations further west. Localized populations eradicated in California, Oregon and Nevada.
References
* Alm, S.R.; Yeh, T.; Dawson, C.G.; Klein, M.G. (1996) Evaluation of trapped beetle repellency, trap height, and string pheromone dispensers on Japanese beetle captures (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Environmental Entomology, 25(6), 1274-1278.

* INTERNET
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

* NPPO of the USA (1993).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Prince Edward Island Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada New Brunswick Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Nova Scotia Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada British Columbia Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Québec Present, restricted distribution view...