probably of neotropical origin (most of its natural enemies are in South America) to the Neotropics, adventive elsewhere and now almost cosmopolitan in warmer climes(1); in our area, so. US (Gulf States to AZ)
Contributed by v belov on 6 October, 2012 - 11:30am Last updated 16 October, 2012 - 12:30am
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