Statutory action against findings. Improved preparedness, including awareness raising and research.
Damaging beetle pest of ash, native to parts of Asia and spreading in European Russia and North America. Europe wide surveillance is needed, especially in countries in the eastern fringe of Europe where this pest is spreading. Regulated in many countries, which will help mitigate risks associated with movements in trade. Close attention is being paid to outbreak discoveries reported in 2021 close to the borders of the EU.