EPPO Global Database

Harmonia axyridis(HARNAX)

Distribution details in Colombia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1989
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/038) : first record in the wild in 2010.

According to Kondo & Simbaqueba (2014): althought the first record was published in 2011, is estimated that the insect was introduced in 1989 or even earlier. It occurs in the states of Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Narino, Tolima and Valle del Cauca. In Colombia, it has displaced Hippodamia convergens and Coleomegilla maculata.

According to Hiller and Haelewaters (2019): found in the states of Antioquia, Boyacá, Caldas, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Nariño, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
References
* 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

* Kondo T, Simbaqueba Cortés R (2014) Sarucallis kahawaluokalani (Kirkaldy) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a new invasive aphid on San Andres island and mainland Colombia, with notes on other adventive species. Insecta Mundi 0362, 1-10.
------- First record was published in 2011 but is estimated that the insect was introduced in 1989 or even earlier. Present in the states of Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Narino, Tolima and Valle del Cauca.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Sao Paulo Present, no details view...
Brazil Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Parana Present, no details view...
Brazil Distrito Federal Present, no details view...
Brazil Espirito Santo Present, no details view...
Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Present, no details view...
Brazil Minas Gerais Present, no details view...
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Present, no details view...
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul Present, no details view...
Brazil Santa Catarina Present, no details view...
Ecuador Present, no details view...
Panama Present, no details view...
Peru Present, no details view...
Venezuela Present, no details view...