EPPO Global Database

Paropsisterna bimaculata(CPTHBI)

Distribution details in Australia (Tasmania)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/107) : serious defoliator of eucalyptus in Tasmania.
* 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.).

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