EPPO Global Database

Thaumastocoris peregrinus(THMCPE)

Distribution details in Italy (Sicilia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/010) : first found in Sicilia (urban area in Catania and suburban area in Palermo) in February 2014 (Suma et al., 2014). This was then confirmed by the NPPO.
* NPPO of Italy (2014-05).

* Carapezza A (2014) The arrival of one more Eucalyptus pest in Sicily: Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero et Dellapé, 2006 (Hemiptera Heteroptera Thaumastocoridae). Il Naturalista Siciliano, S. IV, 38(1), 127-129.

* Suma P, Nucifora S, Bella S (2014) New distribution record of the invasive bronze bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero and Dellapé (Heteroptera, Thaumastocoridae) in Italy. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 44(2), 179-182.