Box Tree Moths (Cydalima perspectalis)

Box tree moths (Cydalima perspectalis), BTM for short, are an invasive species new to Canada in 2018. They are currently found in the Toronto area, including Scarborough and Concord in 2020 and an isolate case in St. Catharines in 2021, but they are spreading. The United States reported it’s first cases in 2021. Several government bodies, universities, nursery and landscape trades have banded together to try … Continue reading Box Tree Moths (Cydalima perspectalis)