EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus crassiusculus(XYLBCR)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, actionable, under eradication (2014-09)
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/185) : first found in August 2014 in the department of Alpes-Maritimes (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region) on 4 carob trees (Ceratonia siliqua). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/028) : surveys using traps conducted in 2015 detected the pest on 200 trees at the same location and on the island of Sainte Marguerite (also in Alpes-Maritimes). Eradication is no longer considered feasible.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/199) : found in 2018 in Occitanie region and in Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/156) and EPPO Reporting Service (2021/157) : established in Southern France, locally abundant.
* Barnouin T, Soldati F, Roques A, Faccoli M, Kirkendall LR, Mouttet R, Daubree JB, Noblecourt T (2020) Bark beetles and pinhole borers recently or newly introduced to France (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae and Platypodinae). Zootaxa 4877(1), 51-74. https://www.mapress.com/j/zt/

Anonymous (2015) Xylosandrus crassiusculus, le plan de surveillance en PACA. http://www.efiatlantic.efi.int/files/attachments/2015_geff_meeting/4-jean-baptiste_daubr_e__dsf__plan_de_surveillance_de_xylosandrus_crassiusculus_sur_la_c_te_d_azur.pdf

* Nageleisen LM, Bouget C, Noblecourt T (2015) Les scolytes du genre Xylosandrus en France (Coleoptera Curculionidae Scolytinae). L'Entomologiste 71(4), 267-271.

* NPPO of France (2014-09).

* Roques A, Bernard A, Courtin C, Denux O, Roques O, Auger-Rozenberg MA (2021) Bilan des piégeages 2020 dans les ports d’entrée et en forets avec le mélange générique attractif pour les xylophages exotiques envahissants. Rapport INRAE URZF Orléans, 13 pp.

* Roques A, Bellanger R, Daubrée JB, Ducatillion C, Urvois T, Auger-Rozenberg MA (2019) Les scolytes exotiques: une menace pour le maquis. Phytoma 727, 16-21.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, no pest record view...
French Guiana Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...