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Subject: Anoplophora glabripennis detected for the first time in Germany
Date posted: June 23, 2004
Source: EPPO Reporting Service
In Bayern, Germany, entry holes and live larvae of Anoplophora glabripennis were found in six trees of Acer, Aesculus hippocastanum, Betula and Populus; no adults were found. The infested area was adjacent to a company receiving shipments of granite in wood packing material from China. The trees found harboring larvae were incinerated and the surrounding area is being surveyed. The declared pest status of A. glabripennis in Germany is: Transient, under eradication.

For the whole story, see:
EPPO Reporting Service 2004, No. 05, p. 2. Available online:

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