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 Species present in Abitibi-Temiscamingue

Species present in Abitibi-Temiscamingue

 Invasive alien species

Invasive alien species

 Native species

Native species

 Risk of skin reactions when coming into contact with toxic sap

Risk of skin reactions when coming into contact with toxic sap


 

Emerald ash borer

 © Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive

© Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive

  • Insect blue emerald green, shiny and metallic all over the body. 
  • Of variable length between 8.5 and 14.0 mm.
  • Its bright red copper abdomen distinguishes it from other North American agriles
  • Antennas composed of 11 toothed segments (saw-shaped) from segment 4 to segment 11.

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 © David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

© David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

Insects not to be confused with the Emerald

  Six-spotted green tiger beetle ( Cicindela sexguttata ). © Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive, Bugwood.org

Six-spotted green tiger beetle(Cicindela sexguttata).
© Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive, Bugwood.org

  Forest caterpillar hunter  ( Calosoma scrutator ). © David R. Maddison source

Forest caterpillar hunter (Calosoma scrutator).
© David R. Maddison source

 Japanese beetle ( Popillia japonica ). © David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica).
© David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org

 Bronze birch borer ( Agrilus anxius ). © Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Bronze birch borer (Agrilus anxius). © Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

 Bronze birch borer( Agrilus anxius ). © Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive, Bugwood.org

Bronze birch borer(Agrilus anxius). © Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry Archive, Bugwood.org


Drosophila with spotted wings

 © T. Wallace, MAAARO

© T. Wallace, MAAARO

characteristics: 

  • Small insect that attacks thin-leaved berry crops.
  • 38% of eggs are laid in raspberries.
  • Trapping only confirms the presence of the DWSW
  • A single capture is sufficient to consider that your site is infested and that damage is to be feared

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