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Bradyrrhoa gilveolella (Treitschke)

Plant species attacked: Rush skeletonweed
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding moth
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC were lab-reared in Idaho from populations that originated in Lake Prespa, Greece
First Released in BC: 2007
There are no positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Rush skeletonweed
View the in-depth Bradyrrhoa gilveolella information page here
This biocontrol species is currently not available for distribution

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