Distribution details in Georgia
First recorded in: 2014
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/162) : first found in 2014 in the Mtirala National Park and the Kintrish Protected Area (both in the Autonomous Republic of Adjara). In 2015, it was also found in the regions of Guria, Imereti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Considered to be a serious threat to native Buxus colchica forests.
* Matsiakh I, Kramarets V, Mamadashvili G (2018) Box tree moth Cydalima perspectalis as a threat to the native populations of Buxus colchica in Republic of Georgia. Journal of the Entomological Research Society 20(2), 29-42.
|Russia||Far East||Present, no details|
|Russia||Southern Russia||Present, restricted distribution|
|Russia||Present, no details|
|Turkey||Present, few occurrences|