Cochylis atricapitana (Stephens)

Plant species attacked: Tansy ragwort
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root crown feeding moth
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC derive from Spanish populations obtained from Australia
First Released in BC: 1991
Click on image to view larger photo: Cochylis atricapitana larval damage on tansy ragwort Cochylis atricapitana moth
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Tansy ragwort:
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Established Cochylis atricapitana on Tansy ragwort locations
Download Field Guide: Operational Field Guide - Cochylis atricapitana
 
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