EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in Czech Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : first found on 2006-10-08 at a window of the State Phytosanitary Administration in Brno (where it found a suitable place for overwintering). Another specimen was found in 2007-07-23 under a Pinus nigra tree in a botanical garden in Brno. Later in 2007, 7 adults and 5 larvae could be found in the botanical garden in Brno. Other findings were then made in autumn 2007 in Olomouc and Brno-Lesná.
* Beránek J (2007) First records of Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann, 1910 (Heteroptera: Pentatomorpha: Coreidae) in the Czech Republic. Plant Protection Science 43(4), 165-168.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Poland Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, restricted distribution view...