Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialKuehn, Faith (302) 698-4587Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
State Survey CoordinatorHauss, Stephen 3026984589Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorKitzmiller, Colleen (302) 744-1800Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
Pest Survey Specialist
Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2016 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Asian longhorned beetle||Anoplophora glabripennis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|City longhorned beetle||Aeolesthes sarta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Emerald ash borer||Agrilus planipennis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|European spruce bark beetle||Ips typographus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese cedar longhorned beetle||Callidiellum rufipenne||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese pine sawyer||Monochamus alternatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mediterranean pine engraver||Orthotomicus erosus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Oak splendour beetle||Agrilus biguttatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine shoot beetle||Tomicus destruens||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine shoot beetle||Tomicus piniperda||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Redhaired pine bark beetle||Hylurgus ligniperda||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Sixtoothed bark beetle||Ips sexdentatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Walnut twig beetle||Pityophthorus juglandis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|