EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus crassiusculus(XYLBCR)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2019
From CABI Pest map 731 (2009): Absent, intercepted only
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/074) : first found in February 2019 in Auckland (North Island). Then found in 4 other sites. Under official control.
* Brockerhoff, E. G.; Knizek, M.; Bain, J. (2003) New Zealand Entomologist 26, 29-44.
------ Intercepted only.

- Biosecurity New Zealand. Fact Sheet. Granulate ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus crassiusculus. https://www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/33451-granulate-ambrosia-beetle
- Biosecurity New Zealand. Media releases (2019-03-25) Public asked to help with beetle surveillance. https://www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/public-asked-to-help-with-beetle-surveillance/