EPPO Global Database

Operophtera brumata(CHEIBR)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1994: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1949
From CABI Pest map 069 (1956): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Introduced. First recorded in Nova Scotia in 1949, but had probably been there for about 30 years. Spread to neighbouring provinces in about 15 years. Original impetus of outbreak slowed after introductiion of biological control agents.

New outbreak in 1976 on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
References
* USDA (1978) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 4. Winter moth. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America Oregon Present, no details view...
United States of America Washington Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Connecticut Present, no details view...
United States of America Massachusetts Present, no details view...
United States of America New Hampshire Present, no details view...
United States of America Rhode Island Present, no details view...