Tip sheet.

Box Tree Moth Alert


April 14, 2023 - Jaden Gimondo, <taylo548@msu.edu>, <jubenvi3@msu.edu> and <lowenst6@msu.edu>,

Box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) is a new invasive pest in Michigan that can defoliate and kill boxwood shrubs. Your help in spotting and reporting this pest is critical. Use the information provided in this tip sheet to look for box tree moth (BTM) and report any possible sightings via Eyes in the Field or by contacting your local Michigan State University Extension office.



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