EPPO Global Database

Cacyreus marshalli(CACYMA)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, confirmed by survey (2011-01)
First reported in 2014 in the lower Struma valley of Bulgaria (close to the infested region of Greece). Also observed in the extreme North-west of Bulgaria.
Considered unlikely to become an serious pest due to climatic conditions.

EPPO Reporting Service (2022/035)
* Kolev ZD, Tsvetanov TS (2018) Clarifications and new data on the distribution of Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 in Bulgaria (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). ZooNotes 122, 1-4.

* Langourov M, Simov N (2014) Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 (Lep.: Lycaenidae), a new species for Bulgaria. Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation, 126, 190-192.

* Langourov SM, Simov NP (2017) New data on the expansion of the geranium bronze,Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in the Eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula, with some biological notes. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Suppl. 9: 301-304.

* NPPO of Bulgaria (2011-01).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Kriti Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Present, widespread view...
North Macedonia Present, no details view...
Romania Absent, no pest record view...
Serbia Present, few occurrences view...
Türkiye Present, restricted distribution view...