Tag: invasive insects

Emerald Ash Borer Now Confirmed in Maine!

The very destructive Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis), or EAB for short, is an invasive, metallic green beetle native to Asia which until May of this year (2018) had not been found in Maine.  It was confirmed in Madawaska on May 22nd by a joint DACF – U.S. Forest Service (USFS) team (find the story here).  […]

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Alert

A live specimen of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (often abbreviated as BMSB) was captured in Old Town on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 (specimen is pictured here at right). Its scientific name is: Halyomorpha halys (Stal). Detailed Fact Sheet: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Northeastern IPM Center) (includes a page that will assist you with correct identification: […]

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