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Beyond the Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borerAuthor(s): Robert K. Lawrence
Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 137-140
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) and emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) are exotic forest insects that have had severe impacts on host tree species where they have become established in North America in recent years. Several other exotic forest arthropods have also appeared recently in North America, but have gained less notoriety. Although their potential impacts are less, the full extent of their impacts remains unknown. Some examples of these other exotic arthropod species are the granulate ambrosia beetle (Xylosandrus crassiusculus), banded elm bark beetle (Scolytus schevyrewi), European wood wasp (Sirex noctilio), and a predatory itch mite (Pyemotes herfsi).
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CitationLawrence, Robert K. 2006. Beyond the Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borer. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 137-140
Keywordsinvasive species, Xylosandrus crassiusculus, Asian ambrosia beetle, Scolytus schevyrewi, Sirex noctilio, Pyemotes herfsi, bark beetle, wood wasp, wood borers, itch mite
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