EPPO Global Database

Halyomorpha halys(HALYHA)

Distribution details in Turkey

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/031) : first observed in Istanbul in September 2017 (identity was not confirmed). The presence of the pest was confirmed in October 2017 in Kemalpaşa district (Artvin province) near the border with Georgia. Establishment needs to be verified.

According to Cianferoni et al. (2019), 2 more adult specimens were photographed in Istanbul (Kadıköy, Üsküdar) in autumn 2018.

According to Ak et al. (2019), also found in other areas of the Black Sea region between Kemalpaşa (Artvin) and Hayrat (Trabzon) on many cultivated plants (especially hazelnut, kiwi, corn, orange, blueberry, beans and tomato).
* Ak K, Uluca M, Aydin Ö, Gokrturk T (2019) Important invasive species and its pest status in Turkey: Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 126, 401-408.
------- Black Sea region.

* Çerçi B, Koçak Ö (2017) Further contribution to the Heteroptera (Hemiptera) fauna of Turkey with a new synonymy. Acta Biologica Turcica 30(4), 121-127.

* Cianferoni F, Graziani F, Ceccolini F (2019) The unstoppable march of Halyomorpha halys: new first country records (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae). Spixiana 42(1), p 60.

* Güncan A, Gümüş E (2019) Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål, 1855) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera, Pentatomidae), a new and important pest in Turkey. Entomological News 128(2), 204-210).

* Özdemir IO, Tuncer C (2021) [A new invasive polyphagous pest in Turkey, brown marmorated stink bug [Halyomorpha halys (Stål, 1855) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)]: Identification, similar species and current status. Black Sea Journal of Engineering and Science 4(2), 58-67. doi: 10.34248/bsengineering.844095 (in Turkish).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
Georgia Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Present, no details view...