Official Pest Reports

Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

Canadian Flag North American Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) - Update of the Regulated Areas Within Canada
Date posted: 07/26/2011
Contact: Not available
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently (June 27, 2011) updated the "List of North American Gypsy Moth [Lymantria dispar dispar] Infested or Suspected Infested Areas of Canada".

New additions to the list of already infested or suspected infested areas of Canada include the following:

ONTARIO: Brant County - City of Brantford;  Community of Chatham-Kent;  City of Kawartha Lakes;  Muskoka District;  District of Parry Sound;  City of Toronto;  Regional Municipality of York.

For a complete list of all of the North American Gypsy moth regulated areas within Canada, please visit the CFIA website at   http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/plaveg/protect/dir/gmlist_e.shtml

Under IPPC Standards, North American Gypsy moth is considered present, only is some parts of Canada, and under official control.

OTHER INFORMATION

For further background on the North American Gypsy moth in Canada, please visit:   http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/plaveg/pestrava/lymdis/lymdisee.shtml