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 infestation.
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