EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : first found near Weymouth College (Dorset) in January 2007. Later observed in other locations (mainly the southern coast).
NBN Atlas, 2019. Occurrence records. Leptoglossus occidentalis. NBN Atlas. https://records.nbnatlas.org/

* Malumphy C, Botting J, Bantock T, Reid S (2008) Influx of Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Coreidae) in England. Het News 12, 7-9.
------- More localities.

* Malumphy C, Reid S (2007) Non-native Heteroptera associated with imported plant material in England during 2006 & 2007. Het News 10, 2–3.

* van der Heyden (2019) Summarized data on the European distribution of Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Heteroptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Anisoscelini). Revista Chilena de Entomología 45(3), 499-502.
------- Isle of Man.

* Wilson, M. (2009) Gwent-Glamorgan Recorders' Newsletter 2 (October), 22.
------- First record in Wales. Baglan.