EPPO Global Database

Erthesina fullo(ERTNFU)

Distribution details in Albania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/170) : although this record is still unconfirmed, the morphology of the pest found near Tirana and Durrës since 2017 strongly suggests that it is Erthesina fullo.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/133) : sseveral specimens collected in a garden located in Durrës on the bark of Tilia cordata (August 2020) and on Ziziphus jujuba (September 2020) were examined and the identity of the pest could be confirmed. This is the first confirmed record of E. fullo in Albania and in the EPPO region.
* Lupoli R, van der Heyden T, Dioli P (2020) Erthesina Spinola, 1837 – a new alien genus for Europe found in Albania (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica 14, 121–123.

* Lupoli R, van der Heyden T, Dioli P (2021) Confirmation of Erthesina fullo (Thunberg, 1783) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Albania and its host plants. Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica 15, 101-102. https://zenodo.org/record/4918310