EPPO Global Database

Harmonia axyridis(HARNAX)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1991
From CABI Pest map 689 (2007): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/194) : deliberately introduced in 1982, first found in the wild in 1991. Now widespread in northern France.
References
* 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.

* Chapin E et al. (2010) Classiques et nouveaux sous l'oeil du réseau. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 365, 20-26.
------- Populations detected in Corse.

* INTERNET
Société alsacienne d’entomologie (FR). Insectes exotiques observés en Alsace, par Brua A & Callot H. http://sites.estvideo.net/sae/spp_invasives.html
------- First found in Alsace in 2004.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, widespread view...
Germany Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...
Luxembourg Present, widespread view...
Spain Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, no details view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...