EPPO Global Database

Cacyreus marshalli(CACYMA)

Distribution details in Türkiye

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, no records (2011-01)
2022/035: first observed in 2011 in the Aegean region. It is now also present in the region of Istanbul as well as in the Mediterranean region.
* Başbay O, John E (2021) A review of current range expansion of Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae) in western Turkey. Entomologist's Gazette, 72(1), 59-63.
------- considered established in Aegean region. First observed in 2018 around Istanbul. Also present in the Mediterranean region, spreading eastwards.

* John E, Thomas B, Başbay O, Cebeci Z, Coutsis JG (2018) The arrival of Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae) in Crete, with additional notes on range expansion in Greece and along coastal areas of northwestern Turkey. Entomologist's Gazette, 69(2), 85-97.

* NPPO of Turkey (2011-01).

* Soyhan T, Başer S, Nazari V (2013) First record of Cacyreus marshalli Butler, 1898 (Lycaenidae) from Turkey. Nota lepidopterological 36(2), 189-190.
------- first record, few specimens in 2011 and 2012 in the southwest of Turkey near the Aegean Sea.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Kriti Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Present, widespread view...