EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus crassiusculus(XYLBCR)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, unreliable record
Reported by Buse et al. (2013) as trapped during surveys in a stand of old oaks (Quercus calliprinos) in northern Israel. Possibly a misidentification, not represented in the Israelian collection of Scolytinae, never collected by Israelian specialists (NPPO of Israel, 2018).
* Buse J, Assmann T, Friedman All, Rittner O, Pavlicek T (2013) Wood-inhabiting beetles (Coleoptera) associated with oaks in a global biodiversity hotspot: a case study and checklist for Israel. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 6: 687–703.

* NPPO of Israel (2018-06)