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Erthesina fullo
(yellow-spotted stink bug)

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Erthesina fullo (yellow-spotted stink bug)

Summary

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  • 02 December 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Erthesina fullo
  • Preferred Common Name
  • yellow-spotted stink bug
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Erthesina fullo (Thunberg)

Preferred Common Name

  • yellow-spotted stink bug

Other Scientific Names

  • Cimex fullo Thunberg

EPPO code

  • ERTNFU

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Heteroptera
  •                             Family: Pentatomidae
  •                                 Genus: Erthesina
  •                                     Species: Erthesina fullo

Distribution Table

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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: 12 May 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

BangladeshPresent
ChinaPresent
-AnhuiPresent
-BeijingPresent
-GuangdongPresent
-GuangxiPresent
-GuizhouPresent
-HainanPresent
-HebeiPresent
-HenanPresent
-HubeiPresent
-HunanPresent
-Inner MongoliaPresent
-JiangsuPresent
-JiangxiPresent
-LiaoningPresent
-ShaanxiPresent
-ShandongPresent
-ShanghaiPresent
-ShanxiPresent
-SichuanPresent
-TianjinPresent
-YunnanPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
IndiaPresent
-Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPresent
-Himachal PradeshPresent
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
-Madhya PradeshPresent
-SikkimPresent
IndonesiaPresent
JapanPresentOriginal citation: Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases
MyanmarPresent
NepalPresent
PakistanPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
VietnamPresent

Europe

AlbaniaPresentIntroducedConfirmation of presence after first report of genus in Albania in 2017. Introduced from South East Asia

South America

BrazilPresent2020
-Sao PauloPresent2020

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Actinidia chinensis var. chinensisOther
Ailanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven)SimaroubaceaeOther
Albizia julibrissin (silk tree)FabaceaeOther
Beta vulgaris (beetroot)ChenopodiaceaeOther
Broussonetia papyrifera (paper mulberry)MoraceaeOther
Castanea mollissima (hairy chestnut)FagaceaeOther
Citrus maxima (pummelo)RutaceaeOther
Citrus medica (citron)RutaceaeOther
Crataegus pinnatifidaRosaceaeOther
Cydonia oblonga (quince)RosaceaeOther
Dimocarpus longan (longan tree)SapindaceaeOther
Diospyros (malabar ebony)EbenaceaeOther
Eriobotrya japonica (loquat)RosaceaeOther
Ficus carica (common fig)MoraceaeOther
Firmiana simplexSterculiaceaeOther
Forsythia (golden bells)OleaceaeOther
Fraxinus chinensis (chinese ash)OleaceaeOther
IngaFabaceaeOther
Ligustrum lucidum (broad-leaf privet)OleaceaeOther
Macadamia ternifolia (Queensland nut)ProteaceaeOther
Malus asiatica (Chinese soft apple)RosaceaeOther
Malus domestica (apple)RosaceaeOther
Melia azedarach (Chinaberry)MeliaceaeMain
Metasequoia glyptostroboides (water fir)TaxodiaceaeOther
PaulowniaScrophulariaceaeOther
Platanus (planes)PlatanaceaeOther
Populus (poplars)SalicaceaeUnknown
Populus nigra (black poplar)SalicaceaeOther
Populus tomentosa (Chinese white poplar)SalicaceaeOther
Prunus armeniaca (apricot)RosaceaeOther
Prunus mume (Japanese apricot tree)RosaceaeOther
Prunus persica (peach)RosaceaeOther
Psidium guajava (guava)LithomyrtusOther
Pterocarya stenoptera (chinese wing nut)JuglandaceaeOther
Punica granatum (pomegranate)PunicaceaeOther
Pyrus bretschneideri (yali pear)RosaceaeOther
Ricinus communis (castor bean)EuphorbiaceaeOther
Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust)FabaceaeOther
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)PoaceaeOther
Salix babylonica (weeping willow)SalicaceaeOther
Styphnolobium japonicum (pagoda tree)FabaceaeOther
Syzygium aromaticum (clove)LithomyrtusOther
Tectona grandis (teak)LamiaceaeOther
Tilia cordata (small-leaf lime)TiliaceaeOther
Tilia cordata (small-leaf lime)TiliaceaeOther
Triadica sebifera (Chinese tallow tree)EuphorbiaceaeOther
Trifolium repens (white clover)FabaceaeOther
Ulmus pumila (dwarf elm)UlmaceaeOther
Vernicia fordii (tung-oil tree)EuphorbiaceaeOther
Vitis (grape)VitaceaeOther
Ziziphus jujuba (common jujube)RhamnaceaeOther

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen

References

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Brugnera, R, Lima, Y, Grazia, J, Schwertner, CF, 2021. Occurrence of the yellow-spotted stink bug Erthesina fullo (Thunberg) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Brazil, a polyphagous species from Asia. Neotropical Entomology, doi: 10.1007/s13744-021-00924-9

Gao CuiQing, Wang MeiNa, Wang Yan, Zhang YueFeng, Hao DeJun, 2019. Investigation of forest true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Shanghai area. Journal of Nanjing Forestry University (Natural Sciences Edition), 43(1), 167-174. http://njlydxxb.periodicals.net.cn/default.html

Lupoli, R, van der Heyden, T, Dioli, P, 2020. Erthesina Spinola, 1837 – a new alien genus for Europe found in Albania (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica, 14, 121-123. http://hetpol.wpt.uni.opole.pl/wp-content/uploads/HP-Acta14_Lupoli-et-al_Erthesina-%E2%80%93-a-new-alien-genus-for-Europe-found-in-Albania.pdf

Roychoudhury N, Joshi KC, 2011. New record of pentatomid bugs, Erthesina fullo Thunberg and Halys dentatus Fabricius (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), feeding on Teak in Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forestry, 34(1):117-120

Distribution References

Brugnera R, Lima Y, Grazia J, Schwertner CF, 2021. Occurrence of the yellow-spotted stink bug Erthesina fullo (Thunberg) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Brazil, a polyphagous species from Asia. Neotropical Entomology. DOI:10.1007/s13744-021-00924-9

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

EPPO, 2022. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. 1 pp. https://gd.eppo.int/

Gao CuiQing, Wang MeiNa, Wang Yan, Zhang YueFeng, Hao DeJun, 2019. Investigation of forest true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Shanghai area. Journal of Nanjing Forestry University (Natural Sciences Edition). 43 (1), 167-174. http://njlydxxb.periodicals.net.cn/default.html

Lupoli R, van der Heyden T, Dioli P, 2020. Erthesina Spinola, 1837 – a new alien genus for Europe found in Albania (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica. 121-123. http://hetpol.wpt.uni.opole.pl/wp-content/uploads/HP-Acta14_Lupoli-et-al_Erthesina-%E2%80%93-a-new-alien-genus-for-Europe-found-in-Albania.pdf

Lupoli R, van der Heyden T, Dioli P, 2021. Confirmation of Erthesina fullo (Thunberg, 1783) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Albania and its host plants. Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica. 101-102.

Roychoudhury N, Joshi K C, 2011. New record of pentatomid bugs, Erthesina fullo Thunberg and Halys dentatus Fabricius (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), feeding on Teak in Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forestry. 34 (1), 117-120.

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