EPPO Global Database

Harmonia axyridis(HARNAX)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
From CABI Pest map 689 (2007): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/194) : deliberately introduced in 1996, first found in the wild in 2004. Now widespread in northwestern Switzerland.
* Brown PMJ, Adriaens T, Bathon H, Cuppen J, Goldarazena, Hägg T, Kenis M, Klausnitzer BEM, Kovář I, Loomans AJM, Majerus MEN, Nedved O, Pedersen J, Rabitsch W, Roy HE, Ternois V, Zakharov IA, Roy DB (2008) Harmonia axyridis in Europe: spread and distribution of a non-native coccinellid. BioControl 53(1), 5-21.

* Brown PMJ, Thomas CE, Lombaert E, Jeffries DL, Estoup A, Lawson Handley LJ (2011) The global spread of Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): distribution, dispersal and routes of invasion. BioControl 56(4), 623-641.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...
Liechtenstein Present, widespread view...