EPPO Global Database

Paropsisterna bimaculata(CPTHBI)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/107) : C. bimaculata is considered as a major pest in Tasmania but apparently, no economic damage has been reported from Victoria.
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* Clarke AR, Shohet D, Patel VS, Madden JL (1998) Overwintering sites of Chrysophtharta bimaculata (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in commercially managed Eucalyptus obliqua forests. Australian Journal of Entomology 37(2), 149-154 (abst.).

* Elek JA (1997) Assessing the impact of leaf beetles in eucalypt plantations and exploring options for their management. Tasforests 9, 139-154.

* Elliott HJ, Bashford R, Greener A (1993) Effects of defoliation by the leaf beetle, Chrysophtharta bimaculata, on growth of Eucalyptus regnans plantations in Tasmania. Australian Forestry 56(1), 22-26 (abst.).

* FERA (2005) Pest Risk Analysis for Chrysophtharta bimaculata (Oliver). http://www.fera.defra.gov.uk/plants/plantHealth/pestsDiseases/documents/Chrysoph.pdf

* Leon A (1989) The Tasmanian eucalyptus leaf beetle, Chrysophtharta bimaculata: an overview of the problem and current control methods. Tasforests, 33-37