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Title: The European oak borer, Agrilus sulcicollis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): new to North America

Author: Haack, Robert A.; Grebennikov, Vasily V. ; Jendek, Eduard; Petrice, Toby R.; Zablotny, James E.

Year: 2011

Publication: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 90.

Abstract: The European oak borer, Agrilus sulcicollis Lacordaire, was first reported in North America in Ontario in 2008 and then in Michigan and New York in 2009 (Haack et al. 2009, Jendek and Grebennikov 2009). Subsequent examination of previously unidentified specimens in Canadian and U.S. museums and personal collections found A. sulcicollis individuals dating from 1995 in Canada and 2003 in the U.S. Specimens have been collected from English oak (Quercus robur) in the U.S. and red oak (Q. rubra) in Canada.

Last Modified: 4/11/2011

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