EPPO Global Database

Scaphoideus titanus(SCAPLI)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 533 (1992): Present, restricted distribution
It remained confined for sometime in Northern Italy (Po valley), but in the 2000s it was also found in the South.
Recorded at least in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Trentino-Alto Adige, Toscana, Piemonte, Puglia, Umbria, Valle d'Aosta, Veneto.

EPPO Reporting Service (1998/096): included in an Italian list of introducted pests.

EPPO Reporting Service (1999/168) : first found in Toscana region (two vineyards in 1998).

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/033) : no longer confined to the Po valley. Also at least in Basilicata, Puglia, Calabria, Campania.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/216) : caught for the first time in 2013 in Puglia.
* Digiaro M, Elbeaino T, Valentini F, Cornara D, Percoco A, Guario A, Porcelli F (2014) First record in Apulia of Scaphoideus titanus, the vector of flavescence dorée. Journal of Plant Pathology 96(2), p 439.

* Pellizzari, G.; Dalla Montá, L. (1997) 1945-1995: Fifty years of incidental insect pest introductions to Italy. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 32(1-2), 171-183.

* Review of Plant Pathology, 78(10), p 955 (7216).

* Riolo P, Minuz RL, Landi L, Nardi S, Ricci E, Righi M, Isidoro N (2014) Population dynamics and dispersal of Scaphoideus titanus from recently recorded infested areas in central-eastern Italy. Bulletin of Insectology 67(1), 99-107.
------- Abruzzo, Basilicata, Campania, Lazio, Toscana, Umbria and details for Marche region.

* Posenato G, Mori N, Bressan A, Giromai V, Sancassani GP (2001) Scaphoideus titanus vetoore della frlavescenza dorata: conoscero per combatterlo. L'informatore Agrario no. 15, 92-93.

* Viggiani G. (2004) [The vector of flavescence dorée in Campania.] Informatore Agrario, 60(18), 47-50. In: Review of Agricultural Entomology 93(1), January 2005, abst. 166, p 28.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, widespread view...
Slovenia Present, widespread view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...