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Quick scan for Xyleborus ferrugineus

Description

This Quickscan was prompted by the interception of Xyleborus ferrugineus cf in plants for planting of Dracaena from Costa Rica. X. ferrugineus is not known to be present in the EU. Large parts of the EU are likely suitable for establishment of the species. The species may cause economic damage especially on wood logs if it were to become established in the EU.

Organisms

  • Xyleborus ferrugineus

Hosts

  • Dracaena

Files

Type File Size
Pest Risk Analysis Download 215,30kB

PRA Area

  • Netherlands