Lobesia euphorbiana (Freyer)

Plant species attacked: Leafy spurge | Cypress spurge
Biocontrol Agent Type: Leaf tying moth
Country of Origin: The populations in BC originated in Italy
First Released in BC: 1987
Click on image to view larger photo: Lobesia euphorbiana larvae in leaf tie webbing Lobesia euphorbiana moth
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Leafy spurge:
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Established Lobesia euphorbiana on Leafy spurge locations
 
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