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This month’s pest alerts include a report of a new species of Momphidae moth (Mompha lacteela) in the Netherlands, which is commonly found egg-laying on willowherb with its larvae mining in the plant roots (© Delphine Menárd)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this month include the first report on North American poplar leaf rust fungus (Melampsora medusae) in China, reports on a new species of Momphidae identified in the Netherlands and a new relative of the Irish famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans in South America.

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here or to view results by your location click here.

If there’s another new record you’d like to highlight, please post a comment.

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  1. Catch It Wildlife on 10th April 2019 at 8:38 am

    Thanks for sharing this informative post!

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