Random invasive species images that represents what NISIC does
USDA.gov NAL NISIC Sudden oak death Formosan subterranean termite Yellow star thistle Giant African snail Cactus moth Purple loosestrife
HomeAbout National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)News and EventscouncilHelpContact Us
 Search the National Invasive Species Information Center
   
Search all USDA
Advanced Search
Search Tips
Browse by Geography
United States
International
Browse by Subject
Aquatic Species
Plants
Animals
Microbes
Economic Impacts
Laws and Regulations
Manager's Tool Kit
Resource Library
 
You are here: Home / Animals / Species Profiles / European Spruce Bark Beetle
Animals
  
Species Profiles

European Spruce Bark Beetle

European spruce bark beetle - Invasive.orgScientific name: Ips typographus L.

Common name: European spruce bark beetle

Click image to enlarge

Native To: Europe and Asia (Wood and Bright 1992)

Date of U.S. Introduction: Not currently established in the U.S. (Økland et al. 2011)

Means of Introduction: Intercepted in packing crates and unprocessed wood items at ports (Haack 2001)

Impact: An outbreak in Germany at the end of World War II resulted in a loss of 30 million cubic meters of spruce. More recently an outbreak in Norway and Sweden between 1970 and 1982 following an episode of high winds resulted in a loss of 7 million cubic meters of spruce (Speight and Wainhouse 1989). If introduced into North America it could invade the forests of the northern U.S. and Canada. (Eglitis 2006)

Current U.S. Distribution:

Images:

Video:

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

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

European Spruce Bark Beetle - Invasive Species Pest Risk Maps
USDA. FS. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team.
Impacts; Distribution

Ips typographus
North American Forest Commission. Exotic Forest Pest Information System.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Back to Top
State Government

 

Back to Top
University/Academic

European Spruce Bark Beetle
Purdue University. Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program.
Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

Back to Top
International

Field Guide to Exotic Pests and Diseases: European Spruce Bark Beetle
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry (Australia).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

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

European Spruce Bark Beetle - Ips typographus L.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Legal Aspects

Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests: Ips typographus (PDF | 42 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: Bibliography

Ips typographus - Eight toothed European Spruce Bark Beetle (PDF | 1.9 MB)
Great Britain Forestry Commission. Forestry Research Co-ordination Committee.
Identification/Description; Photographs

European Spruce Bark Beetle
Natural Resources Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Forest Invasive Alien Species.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle

European spruce bark beetle
Pests and Diseases Image Library (Australia).
Identification/Description; Photographs

Ips typographus (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

Back to Top
Organizations

European Spruce Bark Beetle - The Atlas of Forest Insect Pests (1996)
BugwoodWiki.
Produced by: The Polish Forest Research Institute.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Possible New Introduction: European Spruce Bark Beetle
Bugwood Network. Bark and Wood Boring Beetles of the World.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Impacts; Special Note: See also European Spruce Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Ecology and Management of the Spruce Bark Beetle Ips typographus - A Review of Recent Research (Jun 2004; PDF | 235 KB)
Forest Ecology and Management Journal.
Impacts; Habitat; Life Cycle; Dispersion; Controls

Citations

Eglitis, A. 2006. Ips typographus. USDA Forest Service.

Haack, R.A. 2001. Intercepted Scolytidae at U.S. ports of entry: 1985-2000 (PDF | 195 KB). Integrated Pest Management Reviews 6(3) 253-282.

Økland, B., N. Erbilgin, O. Skarpaas, E. Christiansen, and B. Långström. 2011. Inter-species interactions and ecosystem effects of non-indigenous invasive and native tree-killing bark beetles. Biological Invasions 13(5):1151-1164.

Wood, S.L. and D.E. Bright. 1992. A catalog of Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Coleoptera). Part 2: Taxonomic Index. Great Basin Naturalist Memoir 13, 1553 pp.

Back to Top
Last Modified: Jul 01, 2014
 
Bookmark and Share
I Want To
    Read Recent News Articles
    Find Out What Species Descriptors Mean
    Locate Images
    Find Experts
   

More ...

Animals
    Species Profiles
    Databases
    Discussion Groups
    Economic Impacts
    Educational Resources
    Image Galleries
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Management
    Publications
    What You Can Do
Media Help
 To view PDF files you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.

To view Flash files you must  have Macromedia Flash Player installed on your computer.

 NISIC Home | NAL Home | USDA | AgNIC | Agricultural Research Service | Web Policies and Important Links | Site Map
FOIA | Accessibility Statement| Privacy Policy | Non-Discrimination Statement | Information Quality | USA.gov | White House