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Rapid Assessment of the need for a detailed Pest Risk Analysis for Diaphania perspectalis (Walker) box tree caterpillar


The Fera Plant Health Risk Management Work-stream requested a rapid assessment on June 22nd 2010 to help decide on a response to this pest, including whether a UK or EU wide PRA is required.


  • Cydalima perspectalis


  • Buxus microphylla
  • Buxus sempervirens
  • Buxus sinica
  • Buxus sinica var. insularis
  • Euonymus alatus
  • Euonymus japonicus
  • Ilex chinensis


Type File Size
Pest Risk Analysis Download 207,77kB

PRA Area

  • United Kingdom