Oak Ambrosia beetle - Platypus quercivorus

Effective: June 16, 2011
Taxonomic Position: Coleoptera : Curculionidae
Pest Type: Insects
Pest Code (NAPIS): INBNQEA
This pest is a member of the following lists:

Exotic Wood Borer / Bark Beetle
Oak
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Major Hosts identified in the Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Survey
Approved Method(s):
Trap Spacing and Placement: When trapping for woodborers or bark beetles, separate traps with different lure combinations by at least 30 meters (98 feet).
Method Notes:
Approved Lure(s):
Lure Placement: Do not include lures for other target species in the trap when trapping for this target.
Identification
Approved Method(s):

Mistaken Identities: