EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus germanus(XYLBGE)

Distribution details in Croatia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
Comments
Found in Croatian forests in oak (Quercus spp.), alder (Alnus spp.) and silver fir (Abies alba) wood. Although there is an old (and unconfirmed) record of its presence in former Yugoslavia (Androic, 1966), it is considered that it appeared recently in Croatia.
References
* Androic M (1966) [The most important problems of forest entomology in Yugoslavia]. Servicio de Plagas Forestales, Boletin 9(17), 43-53.

* Note written by Boris Hrasovec on Xylosandrus germanus on the back cover of Hrvatsko Sumarsko Drustvo (Zagreb) no.3/4 in 2010.
http://sumlist.sumari.hr/201003.pdf

* Personal communication with Dr Boris Hrasovec, Faculty of Forestry Zagreb, HR (2010-01).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, few occurrences view...