EPPO Global Database

Corythucha arcuata(CRTHAR)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2012
First found in 2012 on solitary trees of Quercus robur in Plovdiv, and in mixed stands formed by Q. robur and Q. cerris in the vicinity of Simeonovgrad (Southern part). Then, it rapidly spread to many regions of the country.
* Dobreva M, Simov N, Georgiev G, Mirchev P, Georgieva M (2013) First Record of Corythucha arcuata (Say) (Heteroptera: Tingidae) on the Balkan Peninsula. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 65(3), 409-412.
------- First report.

* Doychev D (2015) First record of the invasive elm sawfly Aproceros leucopoda Takeuchi (Hymenoptera: Argidae) in Bulgaria. Silva Balcanica 16(1), 108-112.

* Simov N, Grozeva S, Langourov M, Georgieva M, Mirchev P, Georgiev G (2018) Rapid expansion of the oak lace bug Corythucha arcuata (Say, 1832) (Hemiptera: Tingidae) in Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 27, 51-55.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, no details view...
Romania Present, widespread view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...