Emerald Ash Borer

Agrilus planipennis

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The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, is a green beetle native to Asia and Eastern Russia. Outside its native region, the emerald ash borer (also referred to as EAB) is an invasive species, and emerald ash borer infestation is highly destructive to ash trees in its introduced range. The Emerald Ash Borer was first discovered in America in June of 2002 in Michigan. It is believed to have been brought to America unintentionally in ash wood...

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