Hyles euphorbiae (L.)

Plant species attacked: Leafy spurge | Cypress spurge
Biocontrol Agent Type: Foliar feeding moth
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Ontario, from eastern Germany stock
First Released in BC: 1966
Click on image to view larger photo: Hyles euphorbiae caterpillar Hyles euphorbiae moth
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Leafy spurge:
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Established Hyles euphorbiae on Leafy spurge locations
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This biological control species is currently not available for distribution.