EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus compactus(XYLSCO)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas: Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region (2016-11)
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/030) : first found in September 2016 on ornamental plants plants (Arbutus unedo, Laurus nobilis, Phillyrea sp., and Quercus ilex) in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/199) : present along the Southern coast, in Var and Alpes-Maritimes departments.
* Chapin E, Mouttet R, Chauvel G (2016) Xylosandrus compactus trouvé en France métropolitaine. Phytoma no. 697, 10-12.
------ Alpes-Maritimes (Antibes, St Jean Cap Ferrat), Var (St Tropez).

* NPPO of France (2016-11).

* Roques A, Bellanger R, Daubrée JB, Ducatillion C, Urvois T, Auger-Rozenberg MA (2019) Les scolytes exotiques : une menace pour le maquis. Phytoma 727, 16-21.
------- found along the Mediterranean coast.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Monaco Present, no details view...
Reunion Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Transient, under eradication view...
Spain Present, few occurrences view...