Banded Elm Bark Beetle Scolytus schevyrewi Semenov, 1902Adventive  -  Non-native  

Status:

Native to central and eastern Asia and now widespread in the eastern and central U.S. BugGuide cites the first U.S. record as Colorado in 1994 (BugGuide).

Relationships:

Uses elms as hosts. Documented as a vector of Ophiostoma novo-ulmi, the fungal source of Dutch Elm disease (BugGuide).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Banded Elm Bark Beetle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Photo by Jim Young. (MBP list)


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