EPPO Global Database

Acrolepiopsis assectella(ACROAS)

Distribution details in Canada

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 405 (2007): Present, no details
First recorded in the Ottawa area in 1993. By 2010, it had expanded its range into eastern Ontario, southwestern Quebec, Prince Edward Island, and New York (US). Also recorded in New Brunswick.
CFIA. Acrolepiopsis assectella (Leek Moth) - Fact Sheet (2017-08-30). http://www.inspection.gc.ca/plants/plant-pests-invasive-species/insects/leek-moth/fact-sheet/eng/1325613450432/1325613809987

* Mason PG, Weiss RM, Olfert O, Appleby M, Landry JF (2011) Actual and potential distribution of Acrolepiopsis assectella (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae), an invasive alien pest of Allium spp. in Canada. Canadian Entomologist 143, 185–196.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America Hawaii Absent, invalid record view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America New York Present, no details view...
United States of America Vermont Present, no details view...