EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (Wales)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/118) : first found in the northern part in July 2015 in Pwllheli and Llandudno (Caernarfonshire). In 2016, it was also found in the southern part.
* 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.