We have purposely sourced relevant peer-reviewed information about controlling Cat’s claw creeper to help you understand the vast background research and effort invested to reduce the spread of this Declared class 3 pest plant. For your convenience please download the following papers. Publications are not for re-distribution and made available only for educational purposes.
- Cat’s claw creeper Macfadyena unguis-cati (Bignoni- aceae) – another biocontrol agent
- Cat’s claw creeper leaf-mining jewel beetle Hylaeogena jureceki Obenberger (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
- Biological control of cat’s claw creeper (Macfadyena unguis-cati): the potential of the leaf-tying pyralid moth (Hypocosmia pyrochroma)
- Non-target effects of biocontrol agents are of obvious concern but should be kept in perspective