EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in Romania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
First found in Romania in 2009 (2 specimens were collected in the Cluj county). In 2011, it was also found in the city of Galați and in the village of Greci close to the Măcin Mountains National Park (both sites are located in Southeastern Romania).
* Şerban C (2011) Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann, 1910 (Heteroptera: Coreoidea): a new record for the invasive true bugs fauna of Romania. Proceedings of the Annual Zoological Congress of ‘Grigore Antipa’ Museum (Bucarest, 2011-11-23/25), p 102.

* Olenici N, Duduman ML (2016) [New records of some invasive forest insect species in Romania]. Bucovina Forestieră 16(2), 161-174 (in Romanian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Moldova Present, no details view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Ukraine Present, restricted distribution view...