EPPO Global Database

Thaumastocoris peregrinus(THMCPE)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/212) : first found in 2016 in several locations in Southern Greece (mainland and several islands) on cultivated Eucalyptus spp. and Corymbia citriodora.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/119) : first observe in Crete in December 2020.
* Petrakis PV (2018) First record of the bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus in Greece. Entomologia Hellenica 27(1), 1-9. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/eh.18703

* van der Heyden T (2021) Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero & Dellapé, 2006 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae) has reached the Greek island of Crete. Journal of the Heteroptera of Turkey 3(1), 11-13. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4822269
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, few occurrences view...