Can Nysius huttoni F.B. White, 1878 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeidae), a species alien to Europe, have in Poland conditions conducive to existence?

Anna Zielińska , Jerzy A. Lis*

Instytut Biologii, Uniwersytet Opolski, ul. Oleska 22, 45-052 Opole
*Autor do korespondencji (corresponding author)

Otrzymano (received): 30.08.2020 / Zaakceptowano (accepted): 21.09.2020 / Opublikowano (published): 29.09.2020
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Nysius huttoni, the species endemic to New Zealand, was discovered for the first time in Europe in 2002 (the Netherlands) and has spread in several European countries (Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Germany). The species was hitherto not reported from Poland, therefore its potential geographic distribution was modelled using maximum entropy (Max-Ent) in order to predict the regions of Poland where it would have found the best environmental conditions for its further spread.


wheat bug, non-native species, invasive species, ecological niche modeling, MaxEnt, potential spread, Poland