EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in Georgia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
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.
References
* 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.
http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php?journal=JERS&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=1262&path%5B%5D=560
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Russia Far East Present, no details view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...