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Title: Climate change and the outbreak ranges of two North American bark beetles
Author: Williams, David W.; Liebhold, Andrew M.
Publication: Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4:87-99
Key Words: 2002
Abstract: One expected effect of global climate change on insect populations is a shift in geographical distributions toward higher latitudes and higher elevations. Southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis and mountain pine beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae undergo regional outbreaks that result in large-scale disturbances to pine forests in the south-eastern and western United States, respectively.
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