EPPO Global Database

Leptoglossus occidentalis(LEPLOC)

Distribution details in Turkey

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Pest map 741 (2010): Present, no details
First found in Sariyer-Istanbul in 2009.
* Arslangündogdu Z, Hizal E (2010) Zoology in the Middle East 50, 138-139.
------- First record. Istanbul area.

* Fent M, Kment P (2011) First record of the invasive western conifer seed bug Leptoglossus occidentalis (Heteroptera: Coreidae) in Turkey. North-Western Journal of Zoology 7(1), 72-80.

* Hizal E, Inan M (2012) Leptoglossus occidentalis (Heidemann, 1910) is an invasive insect species. Bartın Orman Fakültesi Dergisi 14(1), 56-61.

* Öztemiz S, Doğanlar M (2015) Invasive plant pests (Insecta and Acarina) of Turkey. Munis Entomology & Zoology 10(1), 144-159.
-------- Aegean, Marmara and Istanbul regions.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Georgia Present, few occurrences view...
Greece Kriti Present, no details view...
Greece Present, no details view...