EPPO Global Database

Thecodiplosis japonensis(THEOJA)

Distribution details in Korea, Republic

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 658 (2004): Present, widespread
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (99/163): first observed in Seoul and Muan in 1959. It has spread throughout the country, including Cheju Island (1990). About 212000 ha of Pinus densiflora and P. thunbergii were infested in 1995.
References
* Furuta, K.; Lee, C. Y.; Kim, J. K.; Kubota, K. (1999) Proceedings of International Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 27-28 October, 1998, 170-173.

* Lee, B. Y.; Chung, Y. J.; Park, K. N.; Byun, B. H.; Bae, W. (1997) FRI Journal of Forest Science (Seoul) 56, 13-20.
------- First recorded in 1929.

* Lee, B. Y. (1994) Research Reports of the Forestry Research Institute (Seoul) 49, 65-72.
------- Cheju island. First recorded in 1990.

* Nam Y, Choi WI (2014) Empirical predictive model for the spring emergence of Thecodiplosis japonensis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae): model construction and validation on the basis of 25 years of field observation data. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(3), 1136-1141.

* Park, K. N.; Miura, T.; Hirashima, Y. (1985) Esakia 23, 115-118.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Korea Dem. People's Republic Absent, unreliable record view...