EPPO Global Database

Xylotrechus chinensis(XYLOCH)

Distribution details in Germany

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Absent, intercepted only
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/157) : two live beetles emerged from a wooden packaging box from China (interception), which had been marked as having been treated with methyl bromide in 2007 in Bavaria. Intercepted again in a container of decoration items (made of Betula and Salix wood – which are not considered hosts) in 2017 in Rheinland-Pfalz
References
* Benker U (2008) Stowaways in wood packaging material. Current situation in Bavaria. Forstschutz Aktuell 4, 30–31. https://bfw.ac.at/400/pdf/fsaktuell_44_13.pdf

* Schrader G (JKI) (2017) Express – PRA zu Xylotrechus chinensis. Available at https://pflanzengesundheit.julius-kuehn.de/dokumente/upload/b75e3_xylotrechus-chinensis_express-pra.pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Transient, under eradication view...