EPPO Global Database

Harmonia axyridis(HARNAX)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1998
From CABI Pest map 689 (2007): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/194) : massive releases were made (first in 1994) but only small numbers of overwintering adults could be found in Attica in spring 1998 and 1999. Establishment is probably limited.
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.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, no details view...
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
North Macedonia Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, no details view...