EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/210) : first found in France in September 2006 in several departments in the South (Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Gard, Hérault).

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : L. occidentalis was first found in France in September 2006 (the first specimen was observed, drowned in a swimming pool in the Mediterranean part of France). It was later reported from several departments mainly in the south-east of France: Ain, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Bouches-du-Rhône, Hautes-Alpes, Haute-Corse, Drôme, Gard, Hérault, Isère, Lot-et-Garonne, Lozère, Paris, Rhône, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Var, Vaucluse.
References
* Chapin E, Chauvel G (2007) Nouveaux bio-agresseurs des végétaux d’ornement. Situation de quelques organismes émergents et d’importance pour les jardins et les espaces verts. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 605, 18-21.

* Dusoulier F, Lupoli R, Aberlenc HP, Streito JC (2007) L’invasion orientale de Leptoglossus occidentalis en France: bilan de son extension géographique en 2007 (Hemiptera Coreidae). L’Entomologiste 63(6), 303-308.

* Dusoulier F, Lupoli R, Aberlenc HP, Streito JC (2008) The Eastern invasion of Leptoglossus occidentalis in France, 2007. Het News 12, 10-12.

* 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 2009.

* Moulet P (2006) Un nouveau Coréide en France: Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann, 1910 (Heteroptera: Coreidae). L'Entomologiste 62(5-6), 183-184.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Andorra Present, no details view...
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, widespread view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Luxembourg Present, no details view...
Monaco Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...