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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash BorerScientific name: Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire)

Common name: Emerald ash borer (EAB)

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Stop The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle and Report EAB
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Promise you won't move firewood!

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Potential Side Effects of Systemic Insecticides Used To Control Emerald Ash Borer (Feb 2011; PDF | 310 KB)
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
Research and Extension Specialists prepared this comprehensive publication that addresses questions and concerns regarding insecticide use to control emerald ash borer.

Native To: Eastern Russia, Northern China, Japan, and Korea (McCullough and Usborne 2011)

Date of U.S. Introduction: 2002 (McCullough and Usborne 2011)

Images: Invasive.org and Google

Video: LITTLE THINGS big problems-- Emerald Ash Borer from the National Park Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (or click Play button below)

The Lifecycle of the Emerald Ash Borer from the Minnesota Department of Agricutlure (or click Play button below)

Means of Introduction: Arrived accidentally in cargo imported from Asia (McCullough and Usborne 2011)

Impact: Trees lose 30 to 50% of canopy after 2 years infestation and die within 3–4 years (USDA 2010)

Current U.S. Distribution:

Federal Quarantine:

Management Plans: Animals / Emerald Ash Borer

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Emerald Ash Borer
USDA. APHIS. Hungry Pests.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution; Controls

Emerald Ash Borer
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
Photographs; Illustrations; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Emerald Ash Borer - Invasive Species Pest Risk Maps
USDA. FS. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team.
Impacts; Distribution

Emerald Ash Borer
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area.
Identification/Description; Introduction History

Forest Disturbance Processes: Emerald Ash Borer
USDA. FS. Northern Research Station.
Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Research

Pest Alert - Emerald Ash Borer (Dec 2002; PDF | 380 KB)
USDA. FS. State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Life Cycle; Dispersion

Agrilus planipennis Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: NAL Catalog Search (resources)

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State Government

Emerald Ash Borer
Illinois Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Environmental Programs. Division of Natural Resources.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Controls; Distribution

Emerald Ash Borer
Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Identification/Description; Photographs

Emerald Ash Borer
Maryland Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Impacts

Emerald Ash Borer
Michigan Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution; Impacts; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: Pest Alert: Emerald Ash Borer - An Unwanted Hitchhiker (PDF | 339 KB)

Emerald Ash Borer
Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Controls; Research

Emerald Ash Borer Early Detection & Rapid Response
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Emerald Ash Borer
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Emerald Ash Borer Program
Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls; Legal Aspects

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Forestry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Great Plains Tree and Forest Invasives Initiative: A Multi-State Cooperative Effort for Education, Mitigation and Utilization (PDF | 3.1 MB) -- Focus on Emerald Ash Borer
South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Resource Conservation & Forestry.
Species of Concern; Photographs; Management; Monitoring

Emerald Ash Borer
West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Plant Industries Division.
Species of Concern; Photographs; Laws and Regulations

Emerald Ash Borer
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Forest Health Protection.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Wisconsin's Emerald Ash Borer Information Source
Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer Information Source.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management; Monitoring

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University/Academic

Emerald Ash Borer
(Indiana) Purdue University Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Emerald Ash Borer: Potential Impact on Iowa (PDF | 812 KB)
Iowa State University. University Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution

Emerald Ash Borer
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture. Entomology.
Identification/Description; Photographs

Emerald Ash Borer - New York Invasive Species Information
(New York) Cornell University Cooperative Extension. New York Sea Grant.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion

Emerald Ash Borer: Biology and Control Options (Apr 2003; PDF | 236 KB)
Michigan State University. Center For Integrated Plant Systems. Diagnostics Services.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Emerald Ash Borer Update
Michigan State University Extension. Macomb County.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Dispersion; Controls

Emerald Ash Borer
Michigan Technological University. Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences. Center for Exotic Species.
Introduction History; Controls

Ash Alert: Emerald Ash Borer
Ohio State University.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

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International

Agrilus planipennis - Invasive Species Compendium
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Forest Health Alert: Emerald Ash Borer
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Canada).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle

Emerald Ash Borer
Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Plant Products Directorate. Plant Health Division.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Legal Aspects

Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests: Agrilus planipennis (PDF | 66 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: Bibliography

Emerald Ash Borer - Forest Health Alert (PDF | 196 KB)
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service; Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle

A Visual Guide to Detecting Emerald Ash Borer Damage (2006; PDF | 1.2 MB)
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service; Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion

Agrilus planipennis (insect) - ISSG Global Invasive Species Database
World Conservation Union. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

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Organizations

Invasive Species Management -  Emerald Ash Borer
College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute.
Impacts; Special Note: EAB impacts on American Indian Communities

Emerald Ash Borer Information Network
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: Collaborative effort of the USDA Forest Service, Michigan State University, Purdue University and Ohio State University

Emerald ash borer
Invasive.org.
Taxonomy; Photographs

Emerald Ash Borer - Invader of the Month (Jan 2007)
Maryland Invasive Species Council.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Emerald Ash Borer
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Habitat

Journey with Nature: Emerald Ash Borer
The Nature Conservancy.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Dispersion; Controls

Citations

McCullough, D. and R. Usborne. 2011. Emerald Ash Borer. Frequently Asked Questions.

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. 2010. Hungry Pests. Emerald ash borer.

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