Distribution details in Italy (Sicilia)
First recorded in: 2002
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : the first specimens were caught in September 2002 near Gangi, the insect rapidly spread accross the island. It was collected on cones and plants of Pinus halepensis, P. laricio, P. pinea, P. nigra and Pseudotsuga menziesii, as well as inside or near buildings.
* Maltese M, Caleca V, Carapezza A (2009) [First report in Sicily on diffusion and biology of Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Western conifer seed bug)]. In: Proceedings of the 3rd National Congress of forestry (2008-10-16/19, Taormina, IT), 1413-1418.
|Austria||Present, restricted distribution|
|France||Corse||Present, few occurrences|
|France||Present, restricted distribution|
|Slovenia||Present, restricted distribution|
|Switzerland||Present, restricted distribution|