EPPO Global Database

Thaumastocoris peregrinus(THMCPE)

Last modification: 2011-11-23

Basic information
  • EPPO code: THMCPE
  • Preferred name: Thaumastocoris peregrinus
  • Authority: Carpintero & DellappĂ©


Thaumastocoris peregrinus is a sap-sucking insect which feeds on eucalyptus leaves. It originates from Australia and has been introduced into other regions of the world showing an invasive behaviour. It is considered as a threat to the forest sector (stunted growth, tree mortality).

Common names
Name Language
bronze bug English
chinche de los eucalyptus Spanish (AR)
cimicetta della bronzatura dell’Eucalipto Italian
percevejo bronzeado Portuguese (BR)