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Sirex noctilo: Discovery of a Palearctic Siricid Woodwasp in New York (revised 2005July07)Author(s): E. Richard Hoebeke; Dennis A. Haugen; Robert A. Haack
Source: Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 50, no. 1&2 (2005):p. 24-25.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSirex noctilo is considered a major pest of pine plantations where it has been introduced. Widespread outbreaks of S. noctilo have occurred in New Zealand, Australia, South America, and South Africa. It was rated a "very high risk" pest in a pest risk assessment for North America.
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CitationHoebeke, E. Richard; Haugen, Dennis A.; Haack, Robert A. 2005. Sirex noctilo: Discovery of a Palearctic Siricid Woodwasp in New York (revised 2005July07). Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 50, no. 1&2 (2005):p. 24-25.
KeywordsInvasive species, exotic insect.
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