EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus crassiusculus(XYLBCR)

Distribution details in Brazil

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/058) : first specimens were caught mainly in forest environments in several sites in the states in Amapa, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/049) : Acre, Espirito Santo, Goias, Para, Rio Grande do Sul.
* de Souza Covre L, Arrué Melo A, Flechtmann CAH (2021) Flight activity and spread of Xylosandrus crassisuculus (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Brazil. Trees, Forests and People 4, 100076. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tfp.2021.100076

* Flechtmann CAH, Atkinson TH (2016) First records of Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) from South America, with notes on its distribution and spread in the New World. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(1), 79-83.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
French Guiana Present, restricted distribution view...
Uruguay Present, restricted distribution view...