EPPO Global Database

Stephanitis takeyai(STEPTA)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2000
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/200) : found in 2000 at Parabiago in Lombardia on Pieris japonica in a nursery trading in imported plants.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/203) : found in 2011 in Friuli-Venezia Giulia on Pieris and Rhododendron in a private garden near Udine.
* Colombo, M.; Limonta, L. (2001) Record of Stephanitis takeyai Drake & Maa (Heteroptera Tingidae) on Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D. Don introduced in Italy. Bolletino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(2), 139-142.

* Dioli P, Salvetti M, Forini Giacalone I (2015) [New records of the allochthonous species Stephanitis pyrioides (Scott, 1874) and Stephanitis takeyai Drake & Maa, 1955 (Hexapoda: Heteroptera: Tingidae) in Lombardy (northern Italy) and Canton Ticino (southern Switzerland)]. Il Naturalista Valtellinese - Atti Museo civ. Storia naturale Morbegno 26, 13-24
------- Lombardia (Vertemate con Minoprio and Sondrio).

* Jucker C, Quacchia A, Colombo M, Alma A (2008) Hemiptera recently introduced into Italy. Bulletin of Insectology 61(1), 145-146.

* NPPO of Italy (2011-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...