Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888Non-native  -  InvasiveSynonyms: EAB.

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This invasive species has led to the death of millions of ash trees in the U.S. and it continues to spread in Maryland. All of our ash species are peril. Unfortunately, the species has also been documented using White Fringetree. Read more from the Department of Agriculture.

There are 27 records in the project database.

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An Emerald Ash Borer collected in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected at the Glen Artney area of Patapsco Valley SP in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/21/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected from a planted White Fringetree at Downs Park, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Verified by Joshua P. Basham/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer collected from a planted White Fringetree at Downs Park, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Verified by Joshua P. Basham/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer on planted White Fringetree at Downs Park, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/14/2016). Photo by Tim Friedlander. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage at Round Top State Natural Heritage Park in Washington Co., Maryland (4/8/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage in Washington Co., Maryland (3/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage at Spring Gap in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/8/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Ash Borer larva in a damaged ash tree in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

A Pileated Woodpecker forages on an ash tree infested with Emerald Ash Borers in Howard Co., Maryland (3/3/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage on an ash tree at Snyder's Landing in Washington Co., Maryland (4/8/2017). Damage is so extensive that nearly all of the visible bark is removed. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage in Washington Co., Maryland (4/29/2015). Photographer comments: "If you look at the top of the tree, the bark is peeled off from excessive woodpecker damage. Look for small strips of bark missing from high branches of ash trees as one clue to a potential emerald ash borer infestation." Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage at Downs Park in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/6/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage (including woodpecker feeding damage) in Washington Co., Maryland (2/18/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage at Patuxent Research Refuge (North Tract) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/23/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage on Race Road in Howard Co., Maryland (1/25/2017). First MBP record for Howard County. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Emerald Ash Borer damage on ash tree along Chesapeake Beach Road at Hall Creek in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/18/2017). First MBP record for Calvert Co. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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