EPPO Global Database

Halyomorpha halys(HALYHA)

Distribution details in Malta

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2018
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/117) : one male adult found near Freeport in Birżebbuġa in May 2018. As the specimen was not damaged, it is considered that it was most likely bred in Malta and that a small stable population already exist.
* Tassini C, Mifsud D (2019) The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Malta. EPPO Bulletin 49(1), 132-136. https://doi.org/10.1111/epp.12557