Tyria jacobaeae (Linnaeus)

Plant species attacked: Tansy ragwort
Biocontrol Agent Type: Foliar feeding moth
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Switzerland
First Released in BC: 1962
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Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Tansy ragwort:
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Established Tyria jacobaeae on Tansy ragwort locations
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