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Goldspotted oak borerAuthor(s): M.L. Flint; M. I. Jones; T. W. Coleman; S.J. Seybold
Source: University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, Davis, California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Pest Notes, Publication 74163, Oakland, California, January 2013, 7 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe goldspotted oak borer (GSOB), Agrilus auroguttatus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), is a flatheaded borer introduced to San Diego County, California, in the late 1990s or early 2000s and also detected at one site in Riverside County in 2012. It was likely brought into the state on oak firewood collected and transported from the insect's native range in southeastern Arizona or northern Mexico. Although currently confined to San Diego and Riverside counties, this pest will likely invade other areas of California.
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CitationFlint, M.L., Jones, M.I., Coleman, T.W., and Seybold, S.J. 2013. Goldspotted oak borer. University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, Davis, California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Pest Notes, Publication 74163, Oakland, California, January 2013, 7 p. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74163.html
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