black twig borer (Xylosandrus compactus ) on Leyland cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii ) - 0014302

black twig borer
Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff, 1875)

Host: Leyland cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii (Dallimore & Jackson) Dallimore)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: attack causing flagging (this is the first recorded attack by this insect on leyland cypress in 1995) and it has since been found on most christmas tree farms
Image type: Field
Image location: South Carolina, United States

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Name: Andrew J. Boone
Organization: South Carolina Forestry Commission
Country: United States

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Node Affiliation: University of Georgia

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, January 09, 2002
Image Information last updated on Thursday, May 26, 2011