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Title The new pest Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in area of central Oltenia.

Authors Mitrea, I.; Stan, R.

Author Affiliation Faculty of Horticulture, University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania.

Author Email mitreion@gmail.com

Journal Analele Universității din Craiova - Biologie, Horticultura, Tehnologia Prelucrarii Produselor Agricole, Ingineria Mediului 2018 Vol 23 pp. 411-418

ISSN 1453-1275


Abstract

Cydalima perspectalis Walker, 1859 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is a dangerous pest for the Buxus sempervirens shrub, which gives it this status is the spread rate, being present on almost the entire European continent. In recent years, it has also spread to Romania in several parts of the country. In the Oltenia area it is observed both in the urban and rural areas, and the degree of defoliation is different from one area to another. A small defoliation rate was encountered in Craiova, Sarari area with a percentage of 20%, and the highest in Dobrun village of 100%, finally leading to the death of the host plant.
Publication type
Journal article

Publisher
University of Craiova

Year of publication
2018

Location of publication
Craiova

Country of publication
Romania

Language of publication
English

Language of summary
English

Geographical location
Romania

Record number
20183377707

Organism descriptor
Buxus sempervirens
Cydalima perspectalis
insects


Descriptor
arthropod pests
defoliation
geographical distribution
insect pests
new geographic records
pests
plant pests
rural areas
urban areas


Identifier
box tree moth
leaf removal
pest arthropods
pest insects
Rumania


Broad Term
Buxus
Buxaceae
Buxales
eudicots
angiosperms
Spermatophyta
plants
eukaryotes
Cydalima
Pyralidae
Lepidoptera
insects
Hexapoda
arthropods
invertebrates
animals
Balkans
Southern Europe
Europe
Developed Countries
European Union Countries