EPPO Global Database

Thaumetopoea pityocampa(THAUPI)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 366 (1977): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
The most affected areas are in Aquitaine region (Southwestern France), but the pest continues to spread northwards (it now occurs north of Paris, up to Aisne department, as well as in Alsace).
References
* Anonymous (2011) La Lettre du DSF no. 43. Ministère de l'Agriculture de l'Alimentation et de la Pêche, 10 pp.

* Einhorn J, Menassier P, Michelot D, Riom J (1983) Agronomie 3 (6), 499-505.

* Gadais M, Mahieu N, Gilbert R (1978) Phytoma 30 (303), 19-21.

* Gravaud A (1988) Phytoma No. 394, 57-58.

* INTERNET
Société alsacienne d’entomologie (FR). Insectes exotiques observés en Alsace, par Brua A & Callot H. http://sites.estvideo.net/sae/spp_invasives.html
------- First found in Alsace in 2006.

* Mahieu N (1986) Phytoma No. 379, 43-44.

* Romanyk N (1970) Boletin del Servicio de Plagas Forestales 13, 103-106.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Germany Absent, pest no longer present view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, widespread view...
Italy Sardegna Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, widespread view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, widespread view...