This datasheet represents an Approved Method for:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Not known to transmit any human or animal pathogens.
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Not known to vector any pathogens or other associated organisms.
Product Name / Instructions
NAPIS Survey Method
19 - Prism Trap, Purple
3001 - General Trapping Procedure
3015 - Cerceris Sample
Traps with different lure combinations are normally placed 30 meters (98 feet) apart.
11/06/14: The revised 2014 Cerceris Wasp Survey Protocol is available in the References section below. In addition, a 2014 version of the Cerceris Letter has been posted as well. Please use these documents in future surveys.
04/17/14: For the 2014 survey season and beyond, for Cerceris surveys, you will now need to ensure that the appropriate host species (Ash for Agrilus planipennis and Oak for the other three Agrilus targets) is within a 200 meter (650 foot) radius of the sampling site.
7/2/12: The Cerceris Wasp Survey Protocol is now available and is listed in the References section below.
The scientific name for the goldspotted oak borer, the Agrilus species that is causing mortality of oaks in California, has gone through several taxonomic changes in the past few years. It has most recently been changed from Agrilus coxalis to Agrilus auroguttatus.
Trap should be used without a lure and hung in oak trees.
There are 171 Agrilus species documented in America north of Mexico.