Box tree moth - Cydalima perspectalis
Effective: May 14, 2021
Taxonomic Position: Lepidoptera : Crambidae
Pest Type: Insects
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022
Pest Information
Hosts Identified in the CAPS Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Pest Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:

Approved Method(s)
Method Detail NAPIS Survey Method
Trap 18 - Plastic Bucket Trap 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap Spacing:

Approved Lure(s)
NAPIS Code Product Dispenser Effectiveness Compound(s)
160 Cydalima perspectalis Lure rubber septum 28 days Z11-16Ald
Lure Attachment:
Lure Notes:

Survey Recommendations
The following are recommendations for executing the survey using the approved methods for pest surveillance. The recommendations are developed through literature review and consultation with subject matter experts.
Climate Suitability Map:
Target Life Stage: Adult
Time of Year to Survey:
Survey Site Selection:
Key Diagnostic or Identification

Approved Method(s)
Mistaken Identities:

If you are unable to find a reference, contact See the CAPS Pest Datasheet for all references.