Report regulated pests

Last changed: 02 May 2022
A beetle with a shiny red body and unfolded wings sits on a green leaf. Photo.

If you suspect an attack by a quarantine pest, you are obliged to report it to the Swedish Board of Agriculture by filling in a report form. Here you will also find more information about new and regulated plant pests.

Quarantine pests

Lists of all quarantine pests and information about some of them can be found at the Swedish Board of Agriculture. More information about various quarantine pests in the world can be found on the EPPO Global Database.
A round beetle with black and yellow stripes among green leaves. Photo.
Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) is a serious pest on potato. The last time it was found in Sweden was in Skåne 2021. Photo: Pixabay.
A black beetle with long antennae sits on a tree trunk. Photo.
The Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is a large beetle that attacks several broadleaved tree species. It has caused massive tree mortality due to that its larvae tunnels the wood of its host trees. Photo: Gillian Allard, FAO of United Nations, Bugwood.org. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
A yellow, cracked, globular outgrowth on a twig. Photo.
Cronartium harknessii is a rust fungus that infects branches and stems of pine. The infection may lead to growth losses and tree mortality. Photo: James W. Byler, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
A fly with transparent and black wings against a blue background. Photo.
The apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella) is a fruit fly. Its wings are transparent with distinctive F-shaped band. Our report about the potential for this species to establish in Sweden can be read on the page Assignments and publications. Photo: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
A beetle with a black and brownish body on a green leaf. Photo.
The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) attacks for example roses, apples, pears and plums. Our report about the potential for this species to establish in Sweden can be read on the page Assignments and publications. Photo: Katja Schulz, Flickr. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Plant pests that already exist in Sweden

Do you want to know more about the plant pests we already have in forestry and agriculture in Sweden? Take a look at the links below!