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Leptoglossus zonatus



Leptoglossus zonatus


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  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Leptoglossus zonatus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Leptoglossus zonatus (Dallas)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Heteroptera
  •                             Family: Coreidae
  •                                 Genus: Leptoglossus
  •                                     Species: Leptoglossus zonatus

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

North America


List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / discoloration
Seeds / distortion


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Boscardin J; Costa EC; Pedron L; Machado Ddo N; Silva JMda, 2016. First record of bugs (Hemiptera: Coreidae and Pentatomidae) attacking pecan tree fruit in Brazil. (Primer registro de chinches (Hemiptera: Coreidae y Pentatomidae) atacando frutos de nogal pecanero en Brasil.) Revista Colombiana de Entomología, 42(1):12-15.

Pires EM; Ruffato S; Manica CLM; Soares MA; Lacerda MC, 2012. New host plants for phytophagous bug Leptoglossus zonatus (Dallas) (Hemiptera: Coreidae). (Novas plantas hospedeiras para o percevejo fitófago Leptoglossus zonatus (Dallas) (Hemiptera: Coreidae).) EntomoBrasilis, 5(3):249-252.

Tepole-García RE; Pineda-Guillermo S; Martínez-Herrera J; Castrejón-Gómez VR, 2012. Records of two pest species, Leptoglossus zonatus (Heteroptera: Coreidae) and Pachycoris klugii (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae), feeding on the physic nut, Jatropha curcas, in Mexico. Florida Entomologist, 95(1):208-210.

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