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


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).


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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