The fast invasion of Europe by the box tree moth: an additional example coupling multiple introduction events, bridgehead effects and admixture events

  title={The fast invasion of Europe by the box tree moth: an additional example coupling multiple introduction events, bridgehead effects and admixture events},
  author={Audrey Bras and Eric Lombaert and Marc Kenis and Hongmei Li and Alexis Bernard and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Rousselet and Alain Roques and Marie-Anne Auger-Rozenberg},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  pages={3865 - 3883}
Identifying the invasion routes of non-native species is crucial to understanding invasions and customizing management strategies. The box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis, is native to Asia and was recently accidentally introduced into Europe as a result of the ornamental plant trade. Over the last 15 years, it has spread across the continent and has reached the Caucasus and Iran. It is threatening Buxus trees in both urban areas and forests. To investigate the species’ invasion routes, native… 
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