EPPO Global Database

Xyleborus glabratus(XYLBGR)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/086) : addition to the EPPO Alert List.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/171) : found in Laurus nobilis (1 tree near Gainesville in Florida) and shown to be able to develop on this tree species.
* Carrillo D, Crane JH, Pena JE (2013) Potential of contact insecticides to control Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a vector of laurel wilt disease in avocados. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(6), 2286-2295.

* Hughes MA, Shin K, Eickwort J, Smith JA (2012) First report of laurel wilt disease caused by Raffaelea lauricola on silk bay in Florida. Plant Disease 96(6), p 910-911.

* Hughes MA, Black A, Smith JA (2014) First report of laurel wilt caused by Raffaelea lauricola on bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) in the United States. Plant Disease 98(8), p 1159.

* Stocks S (2011) Laurel wilt detected in Miami-Dade country. NPDN First Detector Network News 6(3), 3-4.
------- Both Xyleborus glabratus and Raffaelea lauricola were detected in Miami-Dade county.