EPPO Global Database

Halyomorpha halys(HALYHA)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2017
Eradication in: 2018
The pest was found in November 2017 and January 2018, in 2 locations (Western Sydney, New South Wales) in association with goods imported from northern Italy. Eradication measures were taken and as of May 2018, the pest was no longer found.
* Horwood M, Milnes JM, Cooper RW (2019) Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), detections in Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Austral Entomology 58(4), 857-865.