Can the exotic brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum, successfully colonize healthy trees in Canada?
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In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 69.
The exotic brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum (Fabr.), (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) was discovered emerging from red spruce, Picea rubens Sarg., in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1999. It is likely that T. fuscum has been established in the Halifax area for more than 19 years and was introduced in infested wood packing material in shipping containers received at the Halifax port.
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Flaherty, Leah; Sweeney, Jon; Pureswaran, Deepa. 2009. Can the exotic brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum, successfully colonize healthy trees in Canada