EPPO Global Database

Hyphantria cunea(HYPHCU)

Distribution details in Iran

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2002
Comments
First specimens were caught in August 2002, in the Caspian forests near the city of Lasht-e-Nesha (province of Guilan). The pest is now established in this area.
References
* Ajamhassani M, Sendi JJ, Zibaee A, Askary H, Farsi MJ (2013) Immunological responses of Hyphantria cunea (Drury) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) to entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criy) and Isaria farinosae (Holmsk.) Fr. Journal of Plant Protection Research 53(2), 110-118.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...