First report of Paysandisia archon in United Kingdom
The palm borer, Paysandisia archon (Lepidoptera: Castniidae – EPPO Alert List) is reported for the first time from United Kingdom. In 2002, the pest has been found in a private garden on the coast of West Sussex.
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK, Plant Health Web site.
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