Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888 (ITIS)
Emerald ash borer (EAB)
Eastern Russia, Northern China, Japan, and Korea (McCullough and Usborne 2015)
2002 (McCullough and Usborne 2015)
Arrived accidentally in cargo imported from Asia (McCullough and Usborne 2015)
Ash trees lose most of their canopy within 2 years of infestation and die within 3-4 years (McCullough and Usborne 2015; Poland and McCullough 2006)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Agrilus planipennis. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
McCullough, D. and R. Usborne. 2015. Frequently Asked Questions. Michigan State University, Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
Poland, T.M., and D.G. McCullough. 2006. Emerald ash borer: invasion of the urban forest and the threat to North America's ash resource. Journal of Forestry 104(3):118-124.