Galerucella pusilla (Duft.)

Plant species attacked: Purple loosestrife
Biocontrol Agent Type: Foliar feeding beetle
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC orginated in Germany
First Released in BC: 1994
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Purple loosestrife:
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Established Galerucella pusilla on Purple loosestrife locations
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