Distribution details in United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
First recorded in: 2018
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/118) : first found in 2018 in Bangor (county of Down), in Belfast and 5 localities along the Eastern coast.
* Plant CW, Poole C, Salisbury A, Bird S (2019) The box-tree moth Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1959) in Britain: an overview of its spread and current status. Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 131, 122-147.