EPPO Global Database

Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)

Distribution details in Ireland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2017
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/118) : first found in July 2017 in the county of Waterford. In 2018, it was also found near Dublin, in Williamstown.
* 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.