EPPO Global Database

Cnestus mutilatus(XYLSMU)

Distribution details in United States of America (Mississippi)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, few occurrences
Comments
Originating from Asia. First found in Mississippi (county of Oktibbeha) in 1999. It then spread to other counties.
References
* Leavengood Jr JM (2013) First record of the camphor shot borer, Cnestus mutilatus (Blandford 1894), (Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) in Kentucky. Insecta Mundi 0308, 1-3.
------- Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Hinds, Itawamba, Kemper, Lee, Lowndes, Montgomery, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Pearl River, Tishomingo, Warren, Webster, and Winston counties.

* NAPPO News Story of 2002-06-07.
------- Present, few occurrences.

* Olatinwo R, Streett D, Carlton C (2014) Habitat suitability under changing climatic conditions for the exotic Ambrosia beetle, Cnestus mutilatus (Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) in the Southeastern United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(4), 782-788.