EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in Poland

Situation
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
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/009) : in October 2007, two populations of L. occidentalis were recorded in the southern part of Poland: in Wrocław on a window near a group of Pinus strobus trees; and at Miechów near Cracow on a window sill near P. sylvestris trees.
References
* Lis JA, Lis B, Gubernator J (2008) Will the invasive western conifer seed bug Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Coreidae) seize all of Europe? Zootaxa 1740, 66-68.

* Pietraszko-Warchalowska M, Warchalowski M (2019) [The Western conifer seed bug Leptoglossus occidentalis (Heidemann, 1910) (Hemiptera: Coreidae) and Sceliphron destillatorium (Illiger, 1807) (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) - the first records in Zakopne]. Wiadomosci Entomologiczne 38(1), 53-56 (in Polish).
------- Collected in the Tatra Museum main building in Zakopane.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Czech Republic Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Slovakia Present, restricted distribution view...
Ukraine Present, few occurrences view...