EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in Croatia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2012
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/064) : in June 2012, 2 specimens were caught in a light trap in the northern part of Istria, on Parenzana road between the villages of Valica and Sveta Marija na Krasu, close to the Slovenian border.
* Koren T, Črne M (2012) The first record of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) (Lepidoptera, Cambidae) in Croatia. Natura Croatia 21(2), 507-510.

* Matosevic D (2013) Box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis, Lepidoptera: Crambidae), new invasive insect pest in Croatia. South-East European Forestry 4(2), 89-94.
------- Specimens collected in August and September 2013 in Arboretum Opeka, Vinica near Varazdin. Defoliation observed on B. sempervirens.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bosnia and Herzegovina Present, no details view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Montenegro Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Slovenia Present, no details view...