EPPO Global Database

Xylosandrus compactus(XYLSCO)

Distribution details in Italy (Sicilia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2016
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/199) : reported in Sicily (Italy) at the end of 2016, infesting Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.) twigs, large branches, and trunks.
* Gugliuzzo A, Criscione G, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Unusual Behavior of Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) on Carob Trees in a Mediterranean Environment. Insects 10, 82.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...