EPPO Global Database

Halyomorpha halys(HALYHA)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned (2019-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/093) : 1 specimen found in the University Campus in Girona, Cataluña, in September 2016.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/152) : numerous specimens found in Cataluña during 2017.

From NPPO (2019): Detected in numerous municipalities in Cataluña (province of Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona). Mainly in urban environment. No damage on plants but considered as a nuisance when it enters buildings to overwinter.
* Anonymous (2018) Halyomorpha halys, una nueva plaga que afecta los cultivos en Cataluña. Phytoma-España no. 299, p 4.

* Dioli P, Leo P, Maistrello L (2016) [First records in Spain and Sardinia of the alien species Halyomorpha halys (Stål, 1855), with notes on its distribution in Europe (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae)]. Revista gaditana de Entomología 7(1), 539-548 (in Italian and Spanish).

* NPPO of Spain (2019-06)
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Morocco Present, restricted distribution view...
Portugal Present, restricted distribution view...