EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in Hungary

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Pest map 764 (2012): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/104) : found (in a light trap) for the first time in September 2011 in the Botanical Garden of the University of Sopron.

According to Nagy et al. (2017): by 2014 it had become widespread in Transdanubia (West Hungary) and had invaded some parts of North Hungary (Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen county). Then also found in Eastern Hungary: Debrecen (2015), as well as in Hajdusamson and Hajduboszormeny (2016).
References
* Nagy A, Szarukan I, Csabai J, Molnar A, Molnar BP, Karpati Z, Szanyi S, Toth M (2017) Distribution of the box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis Walker 1859) in the north-eastern part of the Carpathian Basin with a new Ukrainian record and Hungarian data. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 47, 279-282.

* Sáfián S, Horváth B (2011) [Box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859)) – a potential garden pest – new member in the Hungarian Lepidoptera fauna (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Növényvédelem 47(10), 437-438 (in Hungarian).

* Sáfián S, Horváth B (2011) Box tree moth - Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859), new member in the Lepidoptera fauna of Hungary (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Natura Somogyiensis 19, 245-246.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, few occurrences view...
Romania Present, no details view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Slovakia Present, no details view...
Slovenia Present, no details view...
Ukraine Present, restricted distribution view...