EPPO Global Database

Psacothea hilaris(PSACHI)

Distribution details in Korea, Republic

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Pest map 762 (2012): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/201) : The situation in the Republic of Korea needs clarification. In a short Internet publication, it is stated that P. hilaris is a rare insect species which survives only on Ulleung-do Island. Studies are being done to rear the insect and release it again in its natural environment on the Island.
References
* Anonymous (2001) Indoor mass rearing and natural habitat restoration of yellow spotted longicorn beetle. FFTC Research Highlights, no. 2001-8. http://www.agnet.org/library/rh/2001008d/

* Kim, K. G.; Hong, M. Y.; Kim, M. J.; Im, H. H.; Kim, M. I.; Bae, C.H.; Seo, S. J.; Lee, S. H.; Kim, I. S. (2009) Molecules and Cells 27 (4), 429-441.

* Lim J, Jung SY, Lim JS, Jang J, Kim KM, Lee YM, Lee BW (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 111-133.

* KNA (2002) [Ulleung-gun]; (1981)