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The Mexican pine beetle (Dendroctonus mexicanus), our "newest" invasive speciesAuthor(s): Kier D. Klepzig; John C. Moser; B. A. Fitzgibbon
Source: In: Fosbroke, Sandra L. C.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2002 January 15-18; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-300. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. p.50.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe Mexican pine beetle, Dendroctonus mexicanus Hopkins (XPB), is recorded here for the first time as a new introduction for the U.S. Individuals of this species are occupying the same logs of Pinus leiophilla and several other pines in the Chiricahua mountains, AZ with the sibling species of XPB, the southern pine beetle, D. frontalis Zimmermann (SPB).
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CitationKlepzig, Kier D.; Moser, John C.; Fitzgibbon, B. A. 2003. The Mexican pine beetle (Dendroctonus mexicanus), our "newest" invasive species. In: Fosbroke, Sandra L. C.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2002 January 15-18; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-300. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. p.50.
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