Emerald Ash Borer

Agrilus Planipennis Fairmaire

Physical Description

The Adult Beetle is about 1/2 long by 1/8 inch wide. The insect has a dark metalic green color, and is a slender , and elongate fine looking bug.


This insect came from various of places, it is originally from Eastern Russia, Northern China, Japan, and Korea.

Method Of Transportation

It got the United States by living in ash wood used for cargo on ships that got deported over to the US. It was also another rumor that the insects lived in all different wood to that came from other countries than got released.

Last Seen

The insect has been around and you can find this bug lots of different states and counties around here last seen was Pennsylvania , Michigan, Arkansas, New York, Ect.


The Emerald Ash Borer is a problem. The small insect is responsible for the destruction of tens pf millions of Ash trees in the US states, crossing all the way through the Midwest and Northeast. So this little innocent bug has been doing some damage.

Punishment/ Sentence

We as citizens are looking for one way to eliminate the insect so by that we are releasing USDA into the trees and air
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