Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Orius insidiosus



Orius insidiosus


  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Orius insidiosus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Orius insidiosus Say

Other Scientific Names

  • Reduvius insidiosus
  • Triphleps insidiosus

International Common Names

  • Spanish: chinche pirata (Mexico)

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Wanze, Piraten-

EPPO code

  • ORIUIN (Orius insidiosus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Heteroptera
  •                             Family: Anthocoridae
  •                                 Genus: Orius
  •                                     Species: Orius insidiosus

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


BelgiumPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
FrancePresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated a)
NetherlandsPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
SwedenPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
MexicoPresentSantiesteban-Hernández et al. (2011); CABI (Undated)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-AlabamaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-ArizonaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-ArkansasPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-FloridaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-GeorgiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-HawaiiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-IllinoisPresentCABI (Undated a)
-IowaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-KentuckyPresentCABI (Undated a)
-LouisianaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-MarylandPresentCABI (Undated a)
-MississippiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-MissouriPresentCABI (Undated a)
-New YorkPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-North DakotaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-OhioPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OklahomaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-South DakotaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-TexasPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-VirginiaPresentCABI (Undated a)

South America

BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Sao PauloPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
VenezuelaPresentCABI (Undated a)

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