EPPO Global Database

Harmonia axyridis(HARNAX)

Distribution details in Chile

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2003
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/038) : first record in the wild in 2003.

According to Hiller and Haelewaters (2019): found in Atacama, Auracanía, Bío Bío, Coquimbo, Magallanes, Maule, Metropolitana de Santiago, Valparaíso, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Los Lagos, Los Ríos regions.
* 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.

* Hiller T, Haelewaters D (2019) A case of silent invasion: Citizen science confirms the presence of Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) in Central America. PLoS One 14(7), e0220082. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0220082
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
Peru Present, no details view...