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BEETLES (TURF & ORNAMENTAL)

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Showing 44 types of BEETLES (TURF & ORNAMENTAL)

Annual bluegrass weevil

Latin Name: Listronotus maculicollis

This is a native insect in the northeastern United States, and now found in the southeastern Provinces of Canada.

Apple tree borer

Latin Name: Chrysobothris femorata

This is a native beetle in North America.

Asian longhorned beetle

Latin Name: Anoplophora glabripennis

This beetle is native to eastern Asia in the regions of China, Korea, and Japan. While it now is a resident species in New York, New Jersey, and upper Illinois it has been found, and hopefully eradicated, in CA, WA, TX, FL, and many other states east of the Mississippi River, as well as on the island of Hawaii. It has been found living in wood packing materials shipped from Asia.

Asiatic garden beetle

Latin Name: Maladera castanea

This is a native of Asia, but it was discovered in 1921 in New Jersey, and now is found commonly in a few Northeast states and occasionally south into South Carolina.

Billbug

Latin Name: Sphenophorus spp.

These are native insects in North America.

Black turfgrass ataenius

Latin Name: Ataenius spretulus

This is a native insect in North America.

Black vine weevil

Latin Name: Otiorhynchus sulcatus

It is believed that this beetle is native to northern Europe, but it has been present in North America since at least 1835. It now is found throughout the world.

Bronze birch borer

Latin Name: Agrilus anxius

This is a native beetle in North America.

Diaprepes root weevil

Latin Name: Diaprepes abbreviatus

It is believed that this beetle is native to the Caribbean, and was imported into the U.S. around 1960 on plants from Puerto Rico. It now infests the Southeast U.S. west to Texas and on a regular basis is intercepted in shipments of plants in California.

Dichondra flea beetle

Latin Name: Chaetocnema repens

This is a native beetle in North America.

Elm leaf beetle

Latin Name: Xanthogaleruca luteola

This beetle is native to Europe but is now found throughout North America, having first been detected in Maryland in the 1830’s.

Emerald ash borer

Latin Name: Agrilus planipennis

It is a native of eastern Asia and is believed to have entered North America in wood packaging materials.

Engraver beetle

Latin Name: Ips sp.

These are native species that are found throughout North America.

Eucalyptus leaf beetle

Latin Name: Trachymela sloanei

These two beetles are native to Australia, but were discovered in California in 1998 and 2003.

Eucalyptus longhorn

Latin Name: Phoracantha semipunctata

Native to Australia and introduced in 1984 to California.

European chafer

Latin Name: Rhizotrogus majalis

This is likely a European species that was first discovered in North America in 1940 in New York. It now occupies all of the Upper Northeast states and into Ontario, Canada.

Flea beetles

Latin Name: Disonycha sp. / Capraita sp.

These are primarily native insects in North America.

Fuller rose weevil

Latin Name: Naupactus cervinus

It is believed this beetle is native to Central and South America, but now well established across the U.S. and throughout the world, with occasional occurrences in southern Canada. It’s presence on plants being shipped from California to Japan has caused those shipments to be turned away and quarantines to be put in place.

Gold-spotted oak borer

Latin Name: Agrilus auroguttatus

The gold-spotted oak borer is native to southeastern Arizona and a very similar species – Agrilus coxalis – is found in central Mexico to Guatemala.

Green June beetle

Latin Name: Cotinis sp.

These are native beetles in North America, with C. nitida occurring in the eastern U.S. and C. mutabilis occurring in the western U.S. and Mexico. Both species may occur in Texas.

Hoplia beetle

Latin Name: Hoplia callipyge

These are native beetles in North America.

Japanese beetle

Latin Name: Popillia japonica

This terrible pest is a native of Japan, but was first discovered in the U.S. in 1916 in New Jersey. It now occupies and heavily infests the entire Northeast U.S. and southeastern Canada, with the Mississippi River about its western border.

Klamath weed beetle

Latin Name: Chrysolina quadrigemina

These beetles are native to Northern Africa and Europe.

Lined June beetles

Latin Name: Polyphylla sp.

At least 2 dozen of these native beetles occur in North America.

Masked chafers

Latin Name: Cyclocephala sp.

These are native insects in North America.

May or June beetles

Latin Name: Phyllophaga sp.

At least 152 species in the genus Phyllophaga occur as native insects in the United States and Canada, most in the eastern half of the U.S., and according to some sources there may be up to 400 species in North America. There are 100 species in Texas.

Mountain pine beetle

Latin Name: Dendroctonus ponderosae

This beetle is a native insect in western North America, from Mexico to British Columbia.

Native elm bark beetle

Latin Name: Hylurogopinus rufipes

This is a native beetle in North America.

Obscure root weevil

Latin Name: Sciopithes obscurus

This is a native species in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S.

Oriental beetle

Latin Name: Anomala orientalis

This beetle is native to eastern Asia and was introduced into the Hawaiian Islands on the island of Oahu before 1908, where it has been a serious pest of sugarcane. It was then found in the mainland U.S. in 1920 in Connecticut, presumably in nursery stock from Japan. It now ranges from North Carolina to the New England states.

Pine needle weevil

Latin Name: Pachyrhinus spp.

These are native beetles in western North America.

Pinhole bark borer

Latin Name: Euplatypus sp.

About 7 species of these native beetles occur in North America and are found throughout the U.S. and into southern Canada.

Plum curculio

Latin Name: Conotrachelus nenuphar

This is a native species that is widely distributed east of the Rocky Mountains in North America.

Red turpentine beetle

Latin Name: Dendroctonus valens

This species is a native insect in North America and now is also found as an invasive in China.

Red-shouldered shothole borer

Latin Name: Xylobiops basilaris

This is a native insect in the eastern half of North America.

Rose chafer

Latin Name: Macrodactylus subspinosus

These are native beetles in North America.

Rose curculio

Latin Name: Merhynchites bicolor

A native beetle in western North America, and found throughout the continent, but primarily in the northern states and southern Canada, and most common in the West.

Sculptured pine beetle

Latin Name: Chalcophora virginiensis

A native species in eastern North America.

Shot hole borer

Latin Name: Xyleborus sp.

Most species in North America are native insects, with several species introduced from Europe.

Smaller European elm bark beetle

Latin Name: Scolytus multistriatus

True to its name this beetle is native to Europe and northern Asia, but it now is found throughout North America wherever elm tree hosts occur.

Strawberry root weevil

Latin Name: Otiorhynchus ovatus

It is native to Europe but now found throughout North America, and is a serious agricultural pest in the Pacific Northwest.

Two-banded Japanese weevil

Latin Name: Pseudocneorhinus bifasciatus

Native to eastern Asia and the Orient, but introduced as early as 1914 in Pennsylvania, and it now occurs and is established along the east coast of the U.S.

Two-lined chestnut borer

Latin Name: Agrilus bilineatus

This is a native species in eastern North America.

Willow leaf beetle

Latin Name: Chrysomela interrupta

This is a native beetle in North America, and is found from Alaska south to California and east into much of the rest of the U.S. and Canada.

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