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 / Common Pine Shoot Beetle
Animals
  
Species Profiles

Common Pine Shoot Beetle

Common Pine Shoot Beetle - Invasive.orgScientific name: Tomicus piniperda L.

Common name: Common Pine Shoot Beetle

Click image to enlarge

Native To: Eurasia and northern Africa (Haack and Poland 2001)

Date of U.S. Introduction: First discovered in Ohio in 1992 (Haack and Poland 2001)

Means of Introduction: Accidentally introduced on imported wood packing material (Haack and Poland 2001)

Impact: Capable of damaging and killing pine trees by feeding on young shoots (Haack and Poland 2001)

Current U.S. Distribution: Northeastern U.S. and Upper Midwest Region

Quarantine:

Images:

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Pine Shoot Beetle
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls; Legal Aspects

New Introduction - Common Pine Shoot Beetle, Tomicus piniperda (L.)
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

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

Back to Top

State Government

Pine Shoot Beetle (PDF | 84 KB)
Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

Forest Pest Leaflet: Pine Shoot Beetle (PDF | 195 KB)
Maryland Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls

Pine Shoot Beetle
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

Pine Shoot Beetle (PDF | 452 KB)
North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Legal Aspects

Pine Shoot Beetle in Ohio
Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Forest Health.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Legal Aspects

Back to Top
University/Academic

Pine Shoot Beetle - Featured Creatures
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Pine Shoot Beetle, Tomicus piniperda (Linnaeus) (Revised Sep 2010)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Pine Shoot Beetle - Pests of Trees and Shrubs (PDF | 28 KB)
University of Minnesota. IPM of Midwest Landscapes.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Pine Shoot Beetle - Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management (PDF | 336 KB)
Pennsylvania State University. Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Life Cycle; Controls

Common Pine Shoot Beetle
Purdue University. Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program.
Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

Pine Shoot Beetle
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Controls

Back to Top
International

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

Common pine shoot beetle
Natural Resources Canada.
Taxonomy; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Forest Health Alert - Pine Shoot Beetle
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Canada).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Pine shoot beetle
Pests and Diseases Image Laboratory (Australia).
Identification/Description; Photographs

Tomicus piniperda (insect) - ISSG Global Invasive Species Database
World Conservation Union. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Back to Top
Organizations

Anoplophora glabripennis
Discover Life.
Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Common pine shoot beetle - The Atlas of Forest Insect Pests (1996)
BugwoodWiki.
Produced by: The Polish Forest Research Institute.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Key to Help Screen Tomicus piniperda (L.)
Bugwood Network. Bark and Wood Boring Beetles of the World.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations

Pine Shoot Beetle: Invader of the Month (Nov 2010)
Maryland Invasive Species Council.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Pine Shoot Beetle
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts

Common (or larger) pine shoot beetle - Tomicus piniperda L.
The Nature Conservancy. Global Invasive Species Initiative.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Citations

Haack, R.A., and T.M. Poland. 2001. Evolving management strategies for a recently discovered exotic forest pest: the pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda (Coleoptera) Biological Invasions 3:307-322.

Back to Top
Last Modified: Jul 20, 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