Exotic Pest Reporting
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Banded elm bark beetle
Banded elm bark beetle (Scolytus schevyrewi) is an insect pest of elm trees. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in Colorado and Utah in 2003.
Suspected of being the vector of the fungal pathogen for Dutch Elm Disase.
07/30/2020 - The Blug: Elm Bark Beetles
07/09/2019 - How to prevent Dutch Elm Disease
03/01/2018 - Time to lose the dead wood
02/20/2015 - Elm firewood inspections to begin in Bismarck