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Goldspotted oak borer


Author:
T. W. (Tom Wyles) Coleman 1978-, M. I. Jones, S. L. Smith, Robert C. Venette, Mary Louise Flint 1949-, Steven Jon Seybold, and United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region
Source:
USDA
Year:
2017
Subject:
Goldspotted oak borer, Wood borers, Oak, and Diseases and pests
Abstract:
The goldspotted oak borer (GSOB), Agrilus auroguttatus Schaeffer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) (Figure 1), is a flatheaded phloem- and wood borer that infests and kills several species of oak (Fagaceae: Quercus) in California. One or more populations of GSOB were likely introduced via infested firewood into San Diego County, California from the native range in southeastern Arizona. Since its introduction to California, GSOB has expanded its range and has killed red oaks (Quercus Section Lobatae) nearly continuously across public and private lands.
Format:
1 online resource (16 pages) : color illustrations, color map.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region
Series:
Forest insect & disease leaflet
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
https://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo93779