Distribution details in United States of America (Louisiana)
First recorded in: 2014
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/070) : first found in 2014 in association with Raffaelea lauricola in Northern Louisiana (Lincoln, Clairborne and Union parishes) on Sassafras albidum.
* Fraedrich SW, Johnson JW, Menard RD, Harrington TC, Olatinwo R, Best GS (2015) First report of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and laurel wilt in Louisiana, USA: the disease continues westward on sassafras. Florida Entomologist 98(4), 1266-1268.