Diaphania (syn. Glyphodes)perspectalis

Publication Date
Fri, 17 Oct 2008, 00:00
Last Updated
Oct. 16, 2008, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
GBR-12/2
Country
United Kingdom
Pest Id
Cydalima perspectalis - (DPHNPE)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Found in 2 different light traps
Pest Status
  • Unknown
Geographical Distribution
Weybridge, Surrey and Icklesham, Sussex
Summary

The findings were detected in light traps at two locations in the south-east of England, which had been set by a conservation group. The origin of these moths is not known. No reports of unusual caterpillars or damage to Buxus have been received. Icklesham, East Sussex is near to the coast and an area where migrant Lepidoptera from Continental Europe are frequently found. Inspectors will be carrying out further surveillance and publicity is being arranged.

Danger
First find in UK
Report files
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