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Tortricidae
620510.002729.5Lobesiodes euphorbiana – (Freyer, 1842)
Distribution Data for Lobesiodes euphorbiana
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Taxonomic Notes: Lobesiodes euphorbiana (Freyer, 1842) was introduced from Europe into the Canada in 1983 for biocontrol of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula) and in 1991 for biocontrol of Cypress Spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias L.). Has become established in MB. McClay et al. 1995, Winston et al. 2014.
References
  • McClay, A.S., D.E. Cole, P. Harris, C.J. Richardson, 1995. Biological control of leafy spurge in Alberta: progress and prospects. AECV95-R2. Alberta Environmental Centre, Vegreville, Alberta, Canada, 63 pp.
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
  • Winston, R.L., M. Schwarzländer, H.L. Hinz, M.D. Day, M.J.W. Cock, M.H. Julien, 2014. Biological Control of Weeds: A World Catalogue of Agents and Their Target Weeds. USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 5: 1-838.
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