EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in Austria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2005
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : L. occidentalis was first found in Vienna, Kärnten (Carinthia) and Tyrol in autumn 2005, and in Salzburg in 2006.
References
* Novotny G (2007) [First record of the American pine bug in Salzburg - an invasive species approaches the department of nature conservation]. NaturLand Salzburg 1, 35-37.

* Rabitsch W, Heiss E (2005) [Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann, 1910, an American adventitious species also found in Austria (Heteroptera: Coreidae)]. Berichte des naturwissenschaftlich-medizinischen Vereins Innsbruck 92, 131-135.

* Steyrer G, Perny B (2008) Two new insect species in Austria: one established, the other one not (yet). Forstschutz Aktuell no. 44, 35-37.

* Tomiczek, C.; Cech, T. L.; Furst, A.; Hoyer-Tomiczek, U.; Krehan, H.; Perny, B.; Steyrer, G. (2008) Forstschutz Aktuell 42, 3-7.
------- Vienna.

* Tomiczek, C.; Cech, T. L.; Furst, A.; Hoyer-Tomiczek, U.; Krehan, H.; Perny, B.; Steyrer, G. (2009) Forstschutz Aktuell 46, 3-8.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Czech Republic Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, widespread view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Slovakia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...