EPPO Global Database

Thaumastocoris peregrinus(THMCPE)

Distribution details in Portugal

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/109) : first detected in April 2012 in a eucalyptus arboretum in Lisbon during a research project. Surveys then confirmed its presence in in 2 urban areas in Lisbon (Tapada da Ajuda and Zoo parks) and in Fernão Ferro (Setúbal peninsula).
References
* NPPO of Portugal (2014-07).

* Garcia A, Figueiredo E, Valente C, Monserrat V, Branco M (2013) First record of Thaumastocoris peregrinus in Portugal and the neotropical predator Hemerobius bolivari in Europe. Bulletin of Insectology 66(2), 251-256.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Present, no details view...