EPPO Global Database

Acrolepiopsis assectella(ACROAS)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Pest map 405 (2007): Absent, invalid record
First found in 2009 in Northern New York, and then also in Vermont.
* 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.

* Seto M, Shelton AM (2016) Development and evaluation of degree-day models for Acrolepiopsis assectella (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae) based on hosts and flight patterns. Journal of Economic Entomology 99(2), 613–621.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, no details view...
Canada New Brunswick Present, no details view...
Canada Prince Edward Island Present, no details view...
Canada Québec Present, no details view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...