EPPO Global Database

Scolytus multistriatus(SCOLMU)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1990
First found in 1990. Established.
* Anonymous (2008) Pest watch: 2008-02-09 to 2008-03-14. Extension to distribution reports. MAF Biosecurity New Zealand 83(1), p 19.
------- S. multistriatus was caught in 2008 in a pheromone trap at Taupo (North Island).

* Brockerhoff EG, Knizek M, Bain J (2003) Checklist of indigenous and adventive bark and ambrosia beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) of New Zealand in interceptions of exotic species (1952-2000). New Zealand Entomologist 26, 29-44.
------ Its presence was first confirmed in 1990 in Auckland, established.