volume 166, issue 11-12, P894-906 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12737
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Gregory S. Wheeler, Emily Jones, Kirsten Dyer, Nick Silverson, Susan A. Wright

Abstract: Abstract Classical biological control can provide an ecologically sound, cost‐effective, and sustainable management solution to protect diverse habitats. These natural and managed ecosystems are being invaded and transformed by invasive species. Chinese tallowtree, Triadica sebifera (L.) Small (Euphorbiaceae), is one of the most damaging invasive weeds in the southeastern USA, impacting wetlands, forests, and natural areas. A defoliating moth, Gadirtha fusca Pogue (Lepidoptera: Nolidae), was discovered feedin…

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