Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Orius insidiosus



Orius insidiosus


  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • 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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaPresentCAB Abstracts
-OntarioPresentCAB Abstracts
MexicoPresentSantiesteban-Hernández et al., 2011
-ArizonaPresentCAB Abstracts
-ArkansasPresentCAB Abstracts
-GeorgiaPresentCAB Abstracts
-New YorkPresentCAB Abstracts
-North CarolinaPresentCAB Abstracts
-North DakotaPresent
-OhioPresentCAB Abstracts
-OklahomaPresentCAB Abstracts
-PennsylvaniaPresentCAB Abstracts
-South DakotaPresentCAB Abstracts
-TexasPresentCAB Abstracts

Central America and Caribbean

Puerto RicoPresentCAB Abstracts

South America

BrazilPresentCAB Abstracts
-Sao PauloPresentCAB Abstracts


BelgiumPresentCAB Abstracts
FrancePresentCAB Abstracts
NetherlandsPresentCAB Abstracts
SwedenPresentCAB Abstracts

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