EPPO Global Database

Paropsisterna selmani(PSISSE)

Distribution details in Ireland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/151) : slowly spreading in Ireland (found in counties Kerry and Cork).
* Fanning PD, Baars JR (2014) Biology of the Eucalyptus leaf beetle Paropsisterna selmani (Chrysomelidae: Paropsini): a new pest of Eucalyptus species (Myrtaceae) in Ireland. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 16, 45–53.

* Reid CA, de Little DW (2013) A new species of Paropsisterna Motschulsky, 1860, a significant pest of plantation eucalypts in Tasmania and Ireland (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae). Zootaxa 3681(4), 395-404.