Detecting & managing invasive insects and insect-pathogen complexes



Invasive insects:

emerald ash borer hemlock woolly adelgid asian longhorned beetle
Emerald ash borer
Image: David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org
Hemlock woolly adelgid (eastern population)
Image: Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org
Asian longhorn beetle
Image: Steven Valley, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
brown spruce longhorn beetle beech leaf-mining weevil mountain pine beetle
Brown spruce longhorn beetle
Image: Georgette Smith, Canadian Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Beech leaf-mining weevil
Image: Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
Mountain pine beetle
Image: Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
European spruce bark beetle Spotted lanternfly Red-necked longhorn beetle
European spruce bark beetle
Image: Milan Zubrik, Forest Research Institute - Slovakia, Bugwood.org
Spotted lanternfly
Image: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Red-necked longhorn beetle
Image: Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Bugwood.org
Southern pine beetle Sirex woodwasp invasive insects 101
Southern pine beetle
Image: Texas A&M AgriLife, Bugwood.org
Sirex woodwasp
Image: Kathleen Ryan
Primer on invasive forest insects


Invasive insect-vectored fungal diseases:

beech bark disease oak wilt thousand canker disease
Beech bark disease
Image: USDA Forest Service NE Area Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Oak wilt
Image: D. W. French, University of Minnesota, Bugwood.org
Thousand canker disease
Image: Whitney Cranshaw, Bugwood.org


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Site last updated 8 November, 2018


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