Scientific Name: (Agrilus planipennis)
Emerald Ash Borer
• Larvae feed on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting the tree's ability to
transport water and nutrients.
• Probably came from Asia (where it is native) on solid wood packing material.
• Adults leave a D-shaped exit hole in the bark when they emerge in the spring.
• Woodpeckers like to eat the larvae.
• An ash tree with lots of woodpecker damage can be a sign of possible