EPPO Global Database

Platynota stultana(PLAAST)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Absent, pest no longer present
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.
* Defra (2015) Rapid Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) for: Platynota stultana, 20 pp.