EPPO Global Database

Platynota stultana(PLAAST)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
In the United Kingdom, a single larva of P. sultana was found in a nursery in 2004 on Lantana sp. which had been imported from the USA. Control measures were advised to the grower and the pest has not been found again.
References
* Defra (2015) Rapid Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) for: Platynota stultana, 20 pp.
https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/phiw/riskRegister/downloadExternalPra.cfm?id=3935