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Cydalima perspectalis(DPHNPE)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: DPHNPE
  • Preferred name: Cydalima perspectalis
  • Authority: (Walker)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Diaphania perspectalis (Walker)
Glyphodes perspectalis (Walker)
Palpita perspectalis (Walker)
Phakellura perspectalis Walker

Common names
Name Language
box tree moth English
box-tree pyralid English
polilla del boj Spanish
pyrale du buis French
buxusmot Dutch
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Crambidae ( 1CRAMF )
Genus Cydalima ( 1CYDAG )
Species Cydalima perspectalis ( DPHNPE )