EPPO Global Database

Halyomorpha halys(HALYHA)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2013
From CABI Pest map 736 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/199) and EPPO Reporting Service (2008/200) : first record near Zürich in summer 2007 and addition to the EPPO Alert List. This was considered to the the first record for Europe (however, it was later found that a specimen had been caught in 2004 in Liechtenstein at Balzers).

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/109) : in the city of Zürich, the number of inquiries concerning H. halys made by the general public has significantly increased from 2006 to 2010. The insect is now also recorded in the cantons of Basel-Stadt, St. Gallen and Schaffhausen.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/245) : at the end of summer 2012, damage caused by H. halys was recorded in capsicum crops grown under plastic tunnels.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/117) : found in 20 cantons out of 26.
* Anonymous (2008) Punaises diaboliques: premières apparitions en Suisse. Revue suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 40(3), p 200.

* Claerebout S, Haye T, Olafsson E, Pannier E, Bultot J (2019) Premières occurrences de Halyomorpha halys (Stål, 1855) pour la Belgique et actualisation de sa répartition en Europe (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Bulletin de la Société royale belge d’Entomologie 154, 205-227.

* Leskey, T. C.; Hamilton, G. C.; Nielsen, A. L.; et al. (2013) Outlooks on Pest Management 23 (5), 218-226.

* Mueller G, Landau Luescher I, Schmidt M (2011) New data on the incidence of household arthropod pests and new invasive pests in Zürich (Switzerland). Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Urban Pests (Ouro Preto, BR, 2011-08-07/10), 109-104.

* Sauer C (2012) La punaise marbrée fait une première apparition dans les cultures maraîchères de Suisse alémanique. Cultures maraîchères. Agroscope ACW. Extension Gemüsebau Info 28/12, 3-4. http://www.agroscope.admin.ch/publikationen/einzelpublikation/index.html?pubdownload=NHzLpZeg7t,lnp6I0NTU042l2Z6ln1acy4Zn4Z2rZpnG3s2Rodeln6h1d3t8gXyNn,aknp6V2tTIjKbXoKimjZ2UmZ2piKfo

* Wermelinger B, Wyniger D, Forster B (2008) First records of an invasive bug in Europe: Halyomorpha halys Stål (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), a new pest on woody ornamentals and fruit trees? Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 81, 1-8.
------- First record.

* Wyniger D, Kment P (2010) Key for the separation of Halyomorpha halys (Stål) from similar-appearing pentatomids (Insecta: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) occurring in Central Europe, with new Swiss records. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 83(3/4), 261-270 (abst.).
------- Zurich, Basel-Stadt, St. Gallen and Schaffhausen cantons.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Liechtenstein Present, few occurrences view...