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First findings of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in the Czech Republic

Publication Date
Fri, 15 Jun 2012, 00:00
Last Updated
June 14, 2012, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
Pest Id
Dryocosmus kuriphilus - (DRYCKU)
Report Status
Castanea sativa
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
  • Transient: actionable, under eradication
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: transient
Geographical Distribution
Several places located in the Central Bohemian Region, in the Hradec Králové Region, in the Pardubice Region and in the Plzeň Region

Three consignments containing a total of 50 possibly infested plants of Castanea sativa of Italian origin were delivered to the Czech Republic by one Slovakian company in the spring of 2012. Infested plants were distributed to several places (see Geographical distribution). Most of them were found out or traced forward and these plants were destroyed. All galls on these trees were without exit holes. Two plants were sold to private persons without any possibility to trace them forward. Phytosanitary measures are being performed in accordance to Commission Decision 2006/464/EC.

First findings of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in the Czech Republic
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