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Climate change and the outbreak ranges of two North American bark beetlesAuthor(s): David W. Williams; Andrew M. Liebhold
Source: Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4:87-99
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOne expected effect of global climate change on insect populations is a shift in geographical distributions toward higher latitudes and higher elevations. Southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis and mountain pine beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae undergo regional outbreaks that result in large-scale disturbances to pine forests in the south-eastern and western United States, respectively.
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CitationWilliams, David W.; Liebhold, Andrew M. 2002. Climate change and the outbreak ranges of two North American bark beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4:87-99
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