EPPO Global Database

Vespa velutina(VESPVE)

Distribution details in Portugal

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/075) : first found in 2011 in apiaries in Viana do Castelo (Northern Portugal).
* Grosso-Silva JM, Maia M (2012) Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), new species for Portugal. Arquivos Entomolóxicos 6, 53-54.
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...