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Orthotomicus erosus: A new pine-infesting bark beetle in the United States

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Year Published

2004

Publication

Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 49, no. 3 & 4 (2004): p. 3.

Abstract

Established populations of yet another new exotic beetle (Scolytidae) were discovered in the United States in 2004: Othotomicus erosus. This Eurasian bark beetle, commonly called the Mediterranean pine engraver, is native to the pine (Pinus)growing areas of Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. It has also been introduced to Chile, Fiji, South Africa, and Swaziland.

Keywords

Invasive species; nonnative insects.

Citation

Haack, Robert A. 2004. Orthotomicus erosus: A new pine-infesting bark beetle in the United States. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. Vol. 49, no. 3 & 4 (2004): p. 3.

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