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State Plant Regulatory OfficialRice, Kim (410) 841-5933Serves 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 CoordinatorShurtleff, Aaron 4108415942Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorTravis, Matthew (410) 288-5540Directs 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
Donovall, Leo 7172410133Provides 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|
|Bean plataspid||Megacopta cribraria||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Citrus longhorned beetle||Anoplophora chinensis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Egyptian cottonworm||Spodoptera littoralis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|European spruce bark beetle||Ips typographus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Golden twin spot moth||Chrysodeixis chalcites||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Lesser spruce shoot beetle||Hylurgops palliatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mediterranean pine engraver||Orthotomicus erosus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Old World bollworm||Helicoverpa armigera||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Redhaired pine bark beetle||Hylurgus ligniperda||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Silver Y moth||Autographa gamma||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Sixtoothed bark beetle||Ips sexdentatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Sixtoothed spruce bark beetle||Pityogenes chalcographus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|