EPPO Global Database

Xylotrechus chinensis(XYLOCH)

Distribution details in Spain

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the country (2018-08)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/155) : first found in Catalunia in 2013 where is it considered to be established (5 municipalities covering 58 km²). Also found in Comunidad Valenciana in July 2018 in several municipalities (Almenara, Sagunto, Quartell).
References
* NPPO of Spain (2018-08)

* Sarto i Monteys V, & Torras i Tutusaus G (2018) A new alien invasive longhorn beetle, Xylotrechus chinensis (Cerambycidae), is infesting mulberries in Catalonia (Spain). Insects 9(2). https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9020052

* Sarto i Monteys V (2018) El escarabajo-avispa, nueva especie invasora en Europa. Adelantos Digital, 1–6. Retrieved from http://www.adelantosdigital.com/web/escarabajo-avispa-nueva-especie-invasora-europa/

Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Transient, under eradication view...