Pelochrista medullana (Stgr.)

Plant species attacked: Diffuse knapweed | Spotted knapweed
Biocontrol Agent Type: Root feeding moth
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Austria
First Released in BC: 1982
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There are no positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Diffuse and Spotted knapweed
View the in-depth Pelochrista medullana information page here
This biocontrol species is currently not available for distribution