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  1. Tree pests Creature that bug tree Sha’Queelah smith Botany 202

  2. Longhorn Beetle • Native to china • Transported to united states infested packing material.

  3. Emerald Ash Borer • Killed 20 million trees in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana • Firewood quarantines to prevent new infestation .

  4. Gypsy moth • Spread to us. In 1870 • Oaks and Aspens are most common hosts • Larva defoliate trees • Small mammals and birds are predators

  5. Western Pine Beetle • Infest Ponderosa and Coulter pine trees • Mainly western states • Trees loss considered normal ecological process.

  6. Acknowledgement Photo and information courtesy of the USDA forest service Forestry about.com