EPPO Global Database

Strauzia longipennis(STRALO)

Distribution details in Germany

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas (Berlin, Brandenburg) (2012-02)
From CABI Pest map 774 (2013): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/037) : several adult flies were detected in 2010 near Berlin on ornamental sunflowers in private gardens. It is suspected that this insect has been present in Berlin since 2008. The NPPO conducted a preliminary PRA which concluded that this pest could present a medium risk for Germany. The NPPO also suggested that S. longipennis should be added to the EPPO Alert List.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/053) : found during a specific survey carried out in 2011 in several locations in the urban area of Berlin and in 27 sunflower fields in Brandenburg.
* Brueckner, C.; Korneyev, S. V. (2010) Ukrainska Entomofaunistika 1 (1), 55-57.

* Lerche S, Baufeld P, Schober T, Kummer B, Naujok M, Büttner C (2013) [Investigation of the distribution of Strauzia longipennis Wied. in Berlin and in the Federal Land Branddenburg]. Journal für Kulturpflanzen 65(8), 297-308 (in German).
------- In Brandenburg, found in 27 sunflower fields in 2011 but only in 2 sunflower fields in 2012. In Berlin, found in several locations in 2011 and again in 2012. Probably established.

* NPPO of Germany (2011-01, 2012-02).

Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, no pest record view...
Denmark Absent, no pest record view...
France Absent, no pest record view...