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29 November 2023
Citizen Science
SPOTTERON designed a folder for IPM Popillia for the Italian Citizen Science Conference in Pisa, which we attended last weekend. This folder serves as an introduction to the project for fellow Citizen Science initiatives and individuals potentially i...
22 November 2023
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We are beyond excited to share developmental stage photos of the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) directly from our laboratory experiment.  The Japanese beetle undergoes three larval stages, which means that the larvae do not grow steadily&nb...
30 October 2023
Project reports
From October 18–20, 2023, members of the IPM Popillia consortium came together in Heraklion, Greece, for the yearly General Assembly of the IPM Popillia project. The event provided the possibility of gaining insight into and learning about the progre...
IPM Popillia Map

Updated interactive map of the Japanese beetle invasion in Continental Europe

Here's our updated map illustrating the dynamics of the ongoing invasion of the Japanese beetle in Continental Europe.  This current version (V3, June 2023) includes regions Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Valle Aosta (Italy), and Ticino (Switzerland) over the period 2015-2022.

The map captures the dynamics of the invasion at the epidemiological scale of the municipality; it has been generated from the official bulletins of the regions concerned, which report both infested and buffer municipalities, and from the geographical information available on official geoportals.

The map can be viewed directly on our website below.

All figures and maps, as well as data and script (written in the R programming environment) are freely available, see:

Poggi, Sylvain; Borner, Leyli, Roche, Julien; Tayeh, Christine; Martinetti, Davide (2023). Biological invasion of the Japanese beetle in Continental Europe at a glance., Recherche Data Gouv, V3

Interactive map:

By clicking on the button below, you will be redirected to the page giving access to the interactive map illustrating the dynamics of the Japanese beetle's ongoing invasion in Continental Europe.

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