Calophasia lunula (Hufn.)

Plant species attacked: Dalmatian toadflax | Yellow/Common toadflax
Biocontrol Agent Type: Foliar feeding moth
Country of Origin: Canadian populations came from European stock. The first releases were made in five provinces, including BC
First Released in BC: 1963
Click on image to view larger photo: Calophasia lunula moth Calophasia lunula larva
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Dalmatian and Yellow toadflax:
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Established Calophasia lunula on Dalmatian toadflax locations Established Calophasia lunula on Yellow toadflax locations
View the in-depth Calophasia lunula information page here