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Orthotomicus erosus: A new pine-infesting bark beetle in the United StatesAuthor(s): Robert A. Haack
Source: Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 49, no. 3 & 4 (2004): p. 3.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEstablished populations of yet another new exotic beetle (Scolytidae) were discovered in the United States in 2004: Othotomicus erosus. This Eurasian bark beetle, commonly called the Mediterranean pine engraver, is native to the pine (Pinus)growing areas of Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. It has also been introduced to Chile, Fiji, South Africa, and Swaziland.
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CitationHaack, Robert A. 2004. Orthotomicus erosus: A new pine-infesting bark beetle in the United States. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 49, no. 3 & 4 (2004): p. 3.
KeywordsInvasive species, nonnative insects.
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